London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A Blue and white moonflask, 19th century
of flattened spherical shape, moulded with ruyi-sceptre formed handles to the shoulder, painted to the central roundel with the eight immortals with their various attributes in a hilly enclave, the reverse side with dignitaries and his assistants in a fenced garden; and a famille rose moonflask, with gilt bat formed handles to the shoulder, painted with figures at leisure and sprays of peony and flowering finger citron to the reverse side, surrounded by scrolling lotus flowers on a light blue enamelled ground -- 15 5/8in. (39.7cm.) high max, 19th century. (2)
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