9 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
THREE KANGXI EXPORT WARE BLUE-AND-WHITE SPRINKLERS WITH LATER METAL MOUNTS, CHINA, 17TH CENTURY
Of globular form, with varied designs of flower heads to body, the mounts rising from the shoulder to a slender neck capped with domed finial - tallest 9 1/8in (23.5cm) (3)
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