15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A PAIR OF LARGE CANTONESE BALUSTER VASES, 19TH CENTURY
with twin flattened stylised dragon handles, painted and gilt with cartouches of dignitaries and attendants on balconies and in battle, surrounded by peacocks, various birds, bats, batterflies and other insects amongst scrolling blossoming sprays and precious objects, the interior rim covered with a turquoise glaze -- 34 3/8in. (87.4cm.) high. (2)
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