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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    A PAIR OF SQUARE SECTIONED CANTONESE VASES, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF SQUARE SECTIONED CANTONESE VASES, 19TH CENTURY
    each painted and gilt to the body with carved shaped panels depicting the famous Han official Dong Fang Shuo, and the Qin scholar Fu Shen, with poems celebrating their lives, all surrounded by precious objects, butterflies and various insects, fruits and flowers on a celadon background -- 15 1/8in. (38.4cm) high. (2)


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