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    Sale 12419

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    3 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 500

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE VASES

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE VASES
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Each with two iron-red Buddhist lion and cub handles to the neck, decorated with a pair of bulbul amongst peonies representing the rebus fuigui baitou, which may be translated as ‘may you enjoy riches and honour in old age’, the reverses with a poetic inscription, signed and dated
    18 ½ in. (47 cm.) high excluding fitments


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE LIESELOTTE AND ERNEST TANSEY FOUNDATION (LOTS 166-170 & 490-511)