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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 684

    AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE WALL VASES

    LATE QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE WALL VASES
    LATE QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each of pear shape and decorated in mirror image with a flowering tree with white blossoms growing beside a blue-green rock on the body and an Imperial poem written within a white panel on the neck, the decoration reserved on a purple ground on one and a coral ground on the other, the back of each in turquoise enamel and with two pairs of small holes and a small rectangular depression for hanging
    8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high, cloth box (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Hong Kong, The Art Gallery, Institute of Chinese Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, November 1973 - February 1974, nos. 112 and 113.