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    Sale 2818

    EUROPEAN NOBLE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 523

    A Chinese famille rose spittoon and a famille verte libation cup

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Chinese famille rose spittoon and a famille verte libation cup
    The spittoon painted to the globular body with lotus and prunus sprays, rising towards a lobed, widely flaring rim painted with figures standing on fish and crabs amidst the waves, Qianlong (1735-1796), 10.2 cm. high; and a famille verte libation cup applied with twin qilong handle and further qilong near the spout, restored, Kangxi (1662-1722), 11.5 cm. wide (2)


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