7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A pair of famille rose ingot dishes, 19th Century
decorated all over in heavy enamels with large multi-coloured peony blossoms and further vibrant flowering sprays and green leafy foliage on a turquoise ground -- 5½in. (14cm.) wide, fitted box. (2)
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