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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 318

    A MATCHED PAIR OF CHINESE POLYCHROME-GLAZED STONEWARE ORNAMENTAL ROOF TILES

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    A MATCHED PAIR OF CHINESE POLYCHROME-GLAZED STONEWARE ORNAMENTAL ROOF TILES
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    Each modelled as an official dressed in formal attire, astride a horse, one holding the reins, the other a cloth-wrapped parcel, each on a domed tile and a rectangular stepped ebonised stand with bracket feet
    16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) and 16¼ in. (41 cm.) high, respectively; 12 in. (30 cm.) wide; deep, 5½ in. (14 cm.) the base (2)


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    Provenance

    Spink, London, where bought by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 309 - 320)