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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 359

    A PAIR OF LARGE BLUE AND WHITE OCTAGONAL BEAKER VASES, KANGXI (1662-1722)

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    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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