12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 250
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A Chinese large cloisonne 'leaping carp and peacock' basin, 19th/20th Century
enamelled with a medallion enclosing a leaping carp amidst waves, the rim with Eight Triagrams roundels alternating with cloud scrolls framed by foliate and floral scrolls, the exterior decorated on the sides with floral sprays framed by ruyi head borders -- 16¾in. (42.5cm.) diam.
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