9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A pair of famille rose pedestal stands with matched jardinieres, 19th century
each stand of slender form, decorated to the body with four hanging tasselled pendants with alternating pierced cash or eternal knot motifs with further flower, butterfly and bat designs, surrounded by large flowering peony and chrysanthemum sprays below a ruyi-collar with finger citron designs, the jardinieres with birds inflight amongst blossoming peony and chrysanthemum -- the stand 26.5in. (96.5cm) high. (4)
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