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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 84

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE TAPERING CYLINDRICAL VASES, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE TAPERING CYLINDRICAL VASES, 19TH CENTURY
    each painted to the body with shaped panels of crabs and fish in small ponds amongst flowers and butterflies, all surrounded by scrolling lotus heads on a green background, the neck with roundels of stylised phoenix, underglaze blue ring to base -- 17¾in. (45cm.) high. (2)


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