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    Sale 2623

    Dowager Empress Cixi: Elegance of the Late Qing

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2225

    A PAIR OF IRON-RED DECORATED BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF IRON-RED DECORATED BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS
    QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Each of elongated shape with rounded sides, enamelled with a pair of peony flower-heads, each suspending a beribboned ruyi-head from a string of beads, terminating with a tassel, set against a dense background of composite flowers detailed with leafy tendrils, below a band of over-lapping ruyi and a keyfret band before the inturned mouth rim, the lower body decorated with a band of lappets above a single lime-green enamelled band, each flat circular cover similarly decorated with flower sprays, surmounted by a bud-shaped finial
    12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm.) high, wood stand (2)


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