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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 362

    A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT 'PSEUDO TOBACCO LEAF' VASES, NOW MOUNTED AS LAMPS

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT 'PSEUDO TOBACCO LEAF' VASES, NOW MOUNTED AS LAMPS
    18TH CENTURY
    Each of baluster form flanked by elephant-mask loop handles, enamelled in a vivid palette with the characteristic pattern showing cut fruit and pink hibiscus trailing colorful serrated leaves, a key-pattern band at the base
    19 in. (48 cm.) high (2)


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