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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 347

    A PAIR OF CARVED RED LACQUER ARCHAISTIC VASES, FANGGU

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CARVED RED LACQUER ARCHAISTIC VASES, FANGGU
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Each facet carved with various archaistic motifs including cicadas, confronted birds, dragons and upright blades filled with foliate scroll, all reserved on a leiwen ground, the interior and base lacquered black
    11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high, wood stands (2)


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    A pair of similar red lacquer vases was sold at Christie's, Paris, 15 June 2004, lot 109.

    Provenance

    John Sparks, Ltd., London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS