10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A ROBIN'S EGG GLAZED VASE, 18TH CENTURY
the body of ovoid form with a short waisted neck and on a short footrim, a slender raised band to the body near the foot and a further parallel double band to the shoulder, covered with a mottled turquoise and deep purple glaze -- 5 5/8in. (14.3cm.) high.
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