15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A PAIR OF CANTONESE TURQUOISE GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER VASES, 19TH CENTURY
with foliate rim, twin gilt Buddhistic lion handles and moulded dragons to the shoulder, painted to the body with long tailed birds amongst over sized peony, prunus, bamboo and magnolia within a fenced garden, all upon a turquoise enamelled ground -- 17¼in. (33.8cm.) high. (2)
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