London, South Kensington
17 February 2000
Five similar Chinese blue and white baluster wall vases
decorated with peonies and scrolling foliage within borders of lappets, stiff leaves and ruyi motifs -- all approx 6½in. (16.5cm.) high; and a further baluster wall vase decorated in blue enamels with further flowers and foliage and geometric designs -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) high, all with wood stands, 19th Century.
See Colour Plate 4 for two. (6)
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