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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 343

    A SILVER-MOUNTED LIME-GREEN GROUND FAMILLE ROSE 'BIRD AND FLOWER' VASE

    THE PORCELAIN, QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A SILVER-MOUNTED LIME-GREEN GROUND FAMILLE ROSE 'BIRD AND FLOWER' VASE
    THE PORCELAIN, QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The vase is decorated with a pair of birds resting on a leafy crabapple branch, next to stem peonies and asters. The later silver mounts are dated 1908-1921.
    9 in. (23 cm.) high overall


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    Provenance

    Acquired from a Christian missionary in Belgium circa 1975, then by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTION