7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A TURQUOISE GLAZED MEIPING VASE, 18TH CENTURY
with a tapered base rising to high rounded shoulders and a narrow ribbed rim, covered with a transluscent extremely finely crackled turquoise glaze -- 13¾in. (35cm.) high.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
International Academic Director Rosemary Scott peels back the layers of meaning in peonies, jasmine, morning glories and more
Why our specialist had to advise their owner to sit down before explaining what they might be worth
Kate Hunt on finding and reading reign marks, their history and how to tell genuine fakes from ‘apocryphal’ marks
From the colour of your outfit to the number of dragons on your coat, how Qing-dynasty clothing told everyone exactly who you were