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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 251

    A pair of Chinese blue and white crocus vases

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A pair of Chinese blue and white crocus vases
    19th Century
    Modelled as five conjoined baluster vases around a long central tapering neck terminating in a crocus-head mouth painted to the body with birds and insects between bamboo, pomegranate, chrysanthemum, prunus and iris, ruyi-heads around the shoulders, the neck decorated with upright flower stems, one restored
    24.5 cm. high (2)


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