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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 153

    A LARGE PAIR OF TURQUOISE GROUND 'MANDARIN PALETTE' VASES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE PAIR OF TURQUOISE GROUND 'MANDARIN PALETTE' VASES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1785
    Each hexagonal and painted with tall panels of court ladies at leisure pursuits in lakeside gardens between lightly molded flower sprigs on shoulder and base, all reserved on a stippled turquoise ground, the conforming covers centered by gilt Buddhist lion knops
    17¾ in. (35.1 cm.) high (4)


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