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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 307

    A PAIR OF VERY LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER VASES

    19TH/20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF VERY LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE BALUSTER VASES
    19TH/20TH CENTURY
    Each with two confronted Buddhist lion cub handles, decorated in mirror image with panels of figures in landscapes, below cartouches of baskets of flowers, all reserved on yellow scrolling foliage grounds between lappets
    36 in. (91.5 cm. ) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED SWISS COLLECTION (LOTS 82-107, 301-317 & 461-493)