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Ch'ien-lung

 (chyĕn′lo͝ong′)

Ch'ien-lung

(tʃɪˈænˈlɒŋ)
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(Biography) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Qian Long
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Summary: The 8-inch vase once belonged to the Qianlong Emperor who ruled China from 1735 to 1796.
BY THE time you read this, an ultra-rare cinnabar lacquer throne decorated with nine imperial five-clawed dragons and probably sat upon by the Qianlong emperor - he ruled China from 1736 to 1795 - will have been sold at Christie's in London for around PS1m, possibly more.
The stamp set includes one featuring a bowl decorated with a fish, algae and plum blossom design beloved by Ming Emperor Xuande, another featuring a bowl decorated with a phoenix, one featuring a blue and white pot associated with the Qianlong Emperor, and one featuring a vase painted with the eight auspicious symbols.
Asia Week saw several casualties among the salerooms' top lots--not least the archaic bronze known as the Zuo Bao Yi Gui from the collection of the Qianlong Emperor, which was expected to fetch $4m$6m at Christie's on 13 September.
Auctioneers Sotheby's said: "Carved and exquisitely painted with four pairs of fish, it ranks among the most complex porcelains commissioned by the Qianlong Emperor."
A professor of Asian history at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), Max Oidtmann in his book Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet, presents historic events explaining reasons behind the invention of the golden urn lottery by the Qianlong emperor in 1792.
In his new book Forging the Golden Urn: The Qing Empire and the Politics of Reincarnation in Tibet, Dr Oidtmann presents historic events explaining reasons behind the invention of the golden urn lottery by the Qianlong emperor in 1792 and evaluates the Qing state's ability to alter Tibetan religious and political traditions.
"In my research, I found that one of the main reasons the Qianlong emperor invented the Golden Urn ritual procedure was to shore up people's faith in the authenticity of reincarnations.
The Imperial 18th century Yangcai Famille-Rose porcelain vase, bearing a mark from the reign of the Qianlong Emperor (r 1736-1795), is going under the hammer at Sotheby's in Paris in June, with an estimate of [pounds sterling]430,000 to [pounds sterling]610,000.
After the imperial kilns were established in the early Qing dynasty, the Qianlong emperor played a vital role in shaping the exquisite style of the ceramic costume accessories of the Qing Dynasty.
On Lunar New Year, 1796, the Qianlong Emperor abdicated after sixty long and glorious years on the throne.
Our central source of information are Qing governmental records, including military reports, memorials of provincial officials, recommendations of the Grand Council, edicts of the Qianlong emperor, as well as the formal depositions of Miao insurgents, most notably those of Wu Tianban, Shi Sanbao, and Wu Bayue.