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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 172

    A LARGE PAIR OF 'MANDARIN PALETTE' VASES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE PAIR OF 'MANDARIN PALETTE' VASES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1785
    Of flattened baluster form with pairs of brightly enamelled lion mask and gilt ring handles, decorated with crowded Chinese garden scenes including a lady on a purple spotted pony and a boy being bathed, colorful Buddhist lion knops
    18 3/8 in. (46.7 cm.) high (4)


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    Provenance

    With Mallett, New Bond Street, London
    A private New England collector