13 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
A FAMILLE VERTE ROULEAU VASE
The body and neck painted with variously shaped panels containing a variety of scenes including figures in boats and alongside riverbanks and 'hundred antiques' designs, all reserved on a stippled green ground scattered with small flowerheads, butterflies and further vessels
17¾ in. (45 cm.) high
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