8 November 2005,
Price realised GBP 4,200
GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
AN UNUSUAL FAMILLE ROSE OVIFORM JAR
With gently rounded body rising to a short waisted neck thickening at the slightly everted rim, brightly enamelled around the body with two green and blue birds perched, back to back, on a hydrangea branch with large clusters of white flowers and yellow and blue small pods, beside a large deep pink peony bloom and smaller daisies, each bird watching a large yellow and pink butterfly in flight beside another, smaller, above a camellia spray
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) high
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Purchased 1987 from Messrs. John Sparks Ltd., London.
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