7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A PAIR OF LARGE BLUE AND WHITE OCTAGONAL BEAKER VASES, KANGXI (1662-1722)
each painted in a vibrant cobalt blue on each facet with a tall flowering branch meandering towards the rim amongst small insects in flight, the flowers depicting magnolia, peach blossom, peony and prunus repeated on each vase, all within narrow floral borders -- 20½ in. (52.2 cm.) high. (2)
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