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 (chyän′lo͝ong′) also Ch'ien-lung (chyĕn′lo͝ong′) 1711-1799.
Chinese emperor (1735-1796) of the Qing dynasty who subdued the Turkish and Mongolian threats to northern China, expanded the empire, and was a patron of the arts.
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It stands 111/2 inches tall and is attributed to the Qianlong period (1735-1796).
They date from the Song to the Qing dynasty, with the majority from the Qianlong period (1736-95) such as the imperial-dated rhyton ('gong' vessel), the interior carved with a poem composed by the Qianlong emperor, with a mark corresponding to 1792 and of the period (Fig.
The original Complete Library of Four Treasures was compiled on the orders of Emperor Qianlong, sixth emperor of the Qing Dynasty, who ruled China from 1735-95.
Later Chen learns that the Emperor Qianlong ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1711-1799) is not a Manchu, but a Han Chinese; even more shockingly, Qianlong is actually his older brother, who was switched at birth with Emperor Yongzheng's ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1678-1735) daughter.
Project Content: 1, developing the building HuiLongTing which service for the Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianlong%s southern tour Longting, Qianlong authentic "Royal Poem Monument," Qianlong imperial seal "lotus platform" (Lotus wells within a 300 years, has not been exhausted) 2, construction, pollution-free vegetables and harvesting seasons garden 50 acres, 15 greenhouses, equipped with dining, entertainment, accommodation and other facilities;3, construction, pollution-free fruit picking seasons park 100 acres, Cattle 6, equipped with dining, entertainment, accommodation and other facilities;
Marked with a four-character Qianlong Mark on the base, the nearly 32 cm pair of vases commands a $20,000 high estimate.
The 51cm "Ming-style dragon charger" would have belonged to the Qianlong Emperor, who ruled over China from 1735 to 1796.
The 18th-century decorative vase, which is made of gilt copper, was commissioned by the Chinese emperor Qianlong and looted from the Summer Palace in Peking during the Second Opium War in 1860.
Renowned for her physical beauty and an enticing perfume redolent of honeydew, Khoja Iparhan was kidnapped and bestowed to Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianlong.
Subsequent emperors copied the technique for their own collections, including Qianlong, who wrote a poem praising the original Chenghua cup.
Another bright spot was Chinese imperial ceramics, with a blue-and-white palace bowl from the Chenghua period fetching $18 million and a celadon-glazed "Longevity" Ruyi-handled Qianlong vase selling for $11.
A set of three Qianlong princely soapstone seals with fitted zitan box are displayed during a preview by auction house Sotheby's in Hong Kong on August 28.