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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 302

    A CANTONESE ENAMEL FAMILLE ROSE SHAPED-RECTANGULAR TEA CANISTER, LINER AND COVER AND A LONGWY TRAY

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED FISH MARK AND ENAMELLED MARKS TO TRAY

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    A CANTONESE ENAMEL FAMILLE ROSE SHAPED-RECTANGULAR TEA CANISTER, LINER AND COVER AND A LONGWY TRAY
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED FISH MARK AND ENAMELLED MARKS TO TRAY
    The tea canister painted with rectangular panels of immortals and scholars flanked by oval medallions of flowering branches on a green-diaper ground, the top with flowers on a blue ground, the cover decorated with an immortal, the tray of shaped rectangular form, enamelled with medallions of masks and birds reserved on a ground of quatrefoils, each with slight scratching, the tray with minute chipping to rims
    The tea cannister 6 in. (15.2 cm.) (2)


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