20 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 22,500
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN VASES AND COVERS, ON STANDS
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
Each lion-mask-handled tapering vase painted with flowers against a swirling purple ground, the stands with short cabriole legs enclosing four dolphins, on a circular ormolu base
21 in. (53.3 cm.) high (2)
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Sir Arthur Gilbert (1913-2001).
Christie's, New York, 23 April 2004, lot 30.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOT 183)
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