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    Sale 5415

    The Sunday Sale - The Property of the late Dr Henry Ginsburg

    9 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15

    TWELVE HOI AN HOARD VIETNAMESE BLUE AND WHITE SMALL BOXES AND COVERS

    LATE 15TH/EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWELVE HOI AN HOARD VIETNAMESE BLUE AND WHITE SMALL BOXES AND COVERS
    Late 15th/Early 16th Century
    Of hexagonal and circular form, painted with stylised foliage; and five blue and white wine cups each decorated with a scrolling dragon chasing the flame pearl, the boxes and covers each with 'HOI AN HOARD' labels to the underside
    The largest boxes - 2 in. (5 cm.) diameter (17)


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    Provenance

    The boxes and covers - Butterfields, San Francisco, Hoi An Hoard Sale, 11-13 October 2000.