12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A Chinese silver and enamel teaset, 20th Century
comprising a teapot with cover, two cups and saucers, each decorated in coloured enamels, the teapot depicting a pair of cranes upon rockwork with peony blossoms, four lines of calligraphy to the reverse side, the cups with prunus branches and lingzhi sprays issuing from rockwork, each raised on a tiered fabric base, impressed seal to base -- 5 1/8in. (13cm.) high, fitted box. (3)
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