19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000
A PAIR OF UNUSUAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASES
LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Of faceted double-gourd form and angular scroll outline, the outer frame inset with separate cloisonné enamel panels, those on the main sides decorated with a shou character, a lotus and a chime suspending a sprig of tassel-hung peaches, all surrounded by angular scrolls repeated on smaller panels within open fret-work borders on the narrow sides, the upper rim with a descending bat on two sides
13 in. (33 cm.) high (2)
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