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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 157

    A FAMILLE ROSE HU-SHAPED VASE, GUANGXU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE ROSE HU-SHAPED VASE, GUANGXU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
    of flattened rectangular form, applied with double lug handles, enamelled on one side in a peach-shaped cartouche with a bird on a chrysanthemum branch, a similar cartouche with butterflies and flowers on the other side, both reserved on a ground of confronted iron-red dragons and flaming pearls amongst blue enamel clouds, iron-red six-character mark -- 10½ in. (27 cm.) high


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