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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 738

    A LARGE PAIR OF CANTONESE FAMILLE ROSE VASES

    19TH CENTURY

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    A LARGE PAIR OF CANTONESE FAMILLE ROSE VASES
    19TH CENTURY
    Each vase is applied with Buddhist lion and cub handles and four kui dragons on the shoulder. The body and neck of each vase is decorated with panels enclosing warriors and officials on foot and horseback, reserved on a floral ground interspersed with fruit and exotic birds. The foliate rims are decorated with a band of flowers and pomegranate.
    35 ¾ in. (90.8 cm.) high


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