7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 5,250
A CHINESE MIRROR-BLACK AND GILT DECORATED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER; AND A POWDER-BLUE AND GILT DECORATED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER
The first decorated with equestrians below a floral band at the shoulder, the cover with a knop finial; the powder-blue vase decorated with panels depicting birds amongst blossoming branches below a band of stylised ruyi, the wooden cover with a knop finial, both on a late regency rosewood stands
Each 43½ in. (110.5 cm.) high, including stand and cover
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Probably acquired by Sir John Gladstone for Seaforth House, Liverpool.