7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED FAMILLE VERTE POWDER-BLUE-GROUND TRIPLE-GOURD VASES, THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722)
each reserved on the lower lobes with two quatrefoil panels containing emblems and utensils, the middle lobes with floral fan-shaped panels, and the upper lobes with quatrefoil panels of mythical beasts, all reserved on a bright powder-blue ground -- overall 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high maximum. (2)
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