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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 626

    A ROCK CRYSTAL VASE AND COVER

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROCK CRYSTAL VASE AND COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    The baluster vase is carved and pierced around the lower body with a crane standing amongst branches of fruiting peach and lingzhi fungus. The shoulder has twin lingzhi-shaped handles with loose rings. The domed cover is carved with a bird amongst a peach branch.
    9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 18 September 2003, lot 115.
    Property from a Private Swiss Collection.