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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 175

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF 'MANDARIN PALETTE' VASES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    A VERY LARGE PAIR OF 'MANDARIN PALETTE' VASES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1785
    On each of the six sides a finely rendered Chinese family scene set in the garden of a mountain villa, including a boy flying a butterfly kite and ducks on a lotus pond, landscape vignettes around the necks, repeated on the covers below colorful Buddhist lion knops, all on a blue cell ground
    24 7/8 in. (63.2 cm.) high (4)


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