• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 94

    A PAIR OF CANTONESE TURQUOISE GROUND FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER VASES, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.