12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
TWO FAMILLE VERTE ROULEAU VASES
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The larger boldly enamelled with two long-tailed birds perched on a flowering prunus branch beside rockwork and bamboo, two large butterflies in flight on the other side; and another, enamelled with two warriors in combat beside their horses and a flag-bearer
10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) and 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high (2)
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Commander Francis 'Paul' Orlando Bridgeman, and thence by descent.
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