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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 91

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER VASE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER VASE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    painted to the body with a scene from the legend of the celebrations of Xi Wangmu birthday, the Goddess herself on a phoenix amongst her attendants standing on clouds, flying towards a pavilion where Shou Lao and other figures are welcoming her and the other Immortals arriving by boat from the sea, the neck with scrolling flower heads on a turquoise ground -- 31½in. (80cm.) high.


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