A Chinese imperial cloisonné bottle vase with rounded body and ribbed cylindrical neck, the body decorated with stylised lotus flower heads amongst leaves and scrolling branches, beneath stylised peony flower heads and further lotus flower heads beneath the rim, all on a turquoise ground, two of the raised ribs with a dark blue ground, the foot with scrolls and jewels.

13.5 cm high.

The gilt base incised with a five-character mark of Qianlong, including the character ‘shi‘ and of the period, 1736-1795.


A tiny knock to the edge of the flat rim.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in an important private collection.