15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A PAIR OF CANTONESE VASES, 19TH CENTURY
of baluster form with twin moulded gilt Buddhistic lion and cub handles and two pairs of scrolling dragons to the shoulder, painted and gilt with panels of figures in various activities amongst pavilions and gardens, all surrounded by scrolling foliage,flowers, fruits, butterflies and Buddhistic symbols -- 24¼in. (61.7cm.) high. (2)
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