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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 275

    AN UNUSUAL BLUE, WHITE AND GILT TWO-HANDLED TUREEN AND COVER

    KANGXI/EARLY YONGZHENG, CIRCA 1720-25

    Price Realised  

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    AN UNUSUAL BLUE, WHITE AND GILT TWO-HANDLED TUREEN AND COVER
    KANGXI/EARLY YONGZHENG, CIRCA 1720-25
    The circular tureen applied at each side with disc-shaped handles supported on short stems with small circular apertures on the outer faces, the shallow domed cover gently sloping at the centre to support the bold compressed spherical finial, the sides and cover painted on each side with a composite floral and fruiting spray, including peony, lotus, chrysanthemum, orchid, peach blossom and pomegranate, the design highlighted in gilt
    10¾ in. (27.4 cm.) wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN