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    Sale 5438

    The Sunday Sale

    30 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 144

    A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT BALUSTER VASES

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT BALUSTER VASES
    18TH CENTURY
    Of hexagonal form, painted with river landscape scenes, with pagodas and foliage rising from the central islands; and a pair of imari tea caddies and covers, delicately painted in underglaze blue, iron-red, green and gilt with small flowering prunus
    Vases - 10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high (4)


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