6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A MATCHED PAIR OF LARGE WOODEN PEACH GROUPS, 18TH CENTURY
each similarly carved as a cluster of peaches issuing from leafy branches -- the highest, 6¼in. (16cm.) high. (2)
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Exhibited by the Oriental Ceramic Society, The Chinese Scholar's Desk 17th to 18th Century, An Exhibition held in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Oct 1st- Oct 31st 1979, p. 15, no. 74.
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Plesch collection (Ws 16p); acquired from Sparks, London, April 1979.
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