9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A cloisonne enamelled circular plaque, 19th century
decorated in coloured enamels, the central roundel with a butterfly flying amongst peony branches on a floral fret turquoise ground, surrounded by a band of fruiting and scrolling vine branches, with gilt rim -- 18½in. (47cm.) diam.
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