7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 38,900
A PAIR OF JAPANESE IMARI VASES AND COVERS
EDO PERIOD, LATE 17TH CENTURY
Decorated with panels of butterflies, quail, sparrows and insects above a formal vase of cherry blossom, on late Regency ormolu-mounted rosewood stands
47 in. (119.6 cm.) high including stands (2)
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Probably acquired by Sir John Gladstone for Seaforth House, Liverpool.