13 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 17,300
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A FAMILLE VERTE OVAL TUREEN AND COVER
With cockerel finial on the shallow domed cover, and iron-red and gilt scrolled ogival handles to the sides, the tureen exterior and the cover enamelled and gilt with four sprays of chrysanthemum alternating with hibiscus, within a seeded green band embellished wiith phoenix and peony, the interior brightly enamelled at the centre with a large insect perched on a buddleia spray beside similar chrysanthemum and hibiscus sprays, all below iron-red tassels and a green enamel trellis band below the rim
13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) wide
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