7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A 'BUTTERFLY' BOTTLE VASE, 20TH CENTURY
the body of bulbous form with slender flaring neck, decorated to the body in enamels with flying butterflies on a orange ground, the ribbed shoulder with alternating Shou characters and scrolling lotus flowers, the rim with ruyi-head border, iron-red Guangxu six-character mark to the base - 14 1/8in. (35.9cm.) high.
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