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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 147

    A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE PARCEL-GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED PAPIER MACHE DOUBLE-GOURD VASES WITH COVERS

    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE PARCEL-GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED PAPIER MACHE DOUBLE-GOURD VASES WITH COVERS
    LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Decorated overall with butterflies, fruits, foliage and flowerheads on a black background, each with a waisted gadrooned body, on a conformingly-decorated moulded circular base, with shaped feet
    54 in. (137 cm.) high, overall, 46 in. (117 cm.) the vase (2)


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