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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 117

    A CHINESE MIRROR-BLACK AND GILT DECORATED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER; AND A POWDER-BLUE AND GILT DECORATED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE MIRROR-BLACK AND GILT DECORATED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER; AND A POWDER-BLUE AND GILT DECORATED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER
    KANGXI (1662-1722)
    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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    Provenance

    Probably acquired by Sir John Gladstone for Seaforth House, Liverpool.