15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A FAMILLE ROSE RUYI SHAPED BOX AND COVER, HONGXIAN MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1915-1916)
the cover painted with three cockerels in a flowery meadow, the sides of the box and cover with a puce flower scroll, a buff ground band with gilt flower decoration around the base, iron red four-character mark to base -- 4 3/8in. (11cm.) diam.
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