13 June 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,115
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A Hirado blue and white flaring vase
of globular form with broad flaring neck, mythical beast handles and short foot, painted to the lower section with fish leaping above rockwork and trailing willow tendrils to the neck, all within bands of scale pattern and scrolling waves -- 15in. (38.3cm.) high. (small firing crack to rim).
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