• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 458

    A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS

    QIANLONG PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS
    QIANLONG PERIOD
    Finely enameled front and back with large leaf-shaped cartouches of ladies at leisure in a garden, reserved on vertical patterned ribbed bands, the cover with leaf-shaped cartouches of boys at play, on later ormolu rocaille bases
    20½ in. (52.1 cm.) high, overall (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, VIRGINIA