15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A CELADON GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BOTTLE VASE, 19TH CENTURY
painted to the bulbous body with birds and butterflies flying amongst large chrysanthemum, lotus and prunus blossoms, a small tiger peeking out from the pierced rockwork from which the flowers issue, Qianlong underglaze blue mark to base -- 15¾in. (40cm.) high.
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