7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A SANG-DE-BOEUF PEAR SHAPED BOTTLE VASE, 18TH CENTURY
the pear formed body rising to a slender tall cylindrical neck, covered in a deep red glaze which thins to the rim to a pale mushroom tone -- 11 3/8in. (30cm.) high, wood stand.
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