• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 498

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" VASES AND COVERS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF "CANTON FAMILLE ROSE" VASES AND COVERS
    19TH CENTURY
    Brightly enameled with court scenes between panels of songbirds and butterflies amongst blossoming bushes, all reserved on patterned grounds and below large gilt lion knops, each with paw resting on an iron-red ball
    37½ in. (95.3 cm.) high (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION