• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    A CHINESE YELLOW GROUND 'EMPRESS DOWAGER' JAR AND COVER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE YELLOW GROUND 'EMPRESS DOWAGER' JAR AND COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    Painted to the exterior with birds seated within en grisaille fruiting branches and amongst pink enamelled flowering peony on a vibrant yellow ground, the interior in turquoise enamel
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) high


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