10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
AN EMPRESS DOWAGER STYLE HEXAGONAL JAR AND COVER, 19TH CENTURY
painted to the body with dragons amongst oversized chrysanthemum and peony upon a turquoise ground, bordered with bands of scrolling motifs on yellow and blue enamelled grounds, the cover with gilded leaf formed finial -- 13½in. (34.3cm.) high.
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