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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 151

    A PAIR OF TURQUOISE GROUND FLOWER-ENCRUSTED VASES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF TURQUOISE GROUND FLOWER-ENCRUSTED VASES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1785
    Of flattened baluster form with pairs of gilt branch handles 'growing' into applied leafy flowering vines, panels front and back painted with Chinese domestic scenes in 'Mandarin' colors, the knops boys seated by blue rocks
    14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high (4)


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