12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A Chinese blue and white baluster vase, 19th Century
With two confronted Buddhist lion and cub handles and two pairs of gui dragons at the shoulder, painted with scrolling lotus above cicada lappets around the foot, the neck with everted foliate rim -- 18 in. (46 cm.) high
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