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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 321

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS, 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF FAMILLE VERTE BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS, 19TH CENTURY
    decorated in mirror image, each with two panels depicting birds on flowering branches with a leaf motif and seal, divided by two smaller shaped floral cartouches with a bird and insects, all reserved on a reserve-decorated tomato-red ground with scrolling flowers and foliage, the shoulder with trellis pattern and emblem cartouches, and the splayed foot with lappets enclosing pendent motifs, the domed covers similarly decorated below the chrysanthemum knop finials -- 18½ in. (47 cm.) high (2)


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