London, South Kensington
10 May 2006
A blue and white Yuan-style hexagonal double gourd vase
Painted with two shaped cartouches, one depicting a pair of mandarin ducks swimming amongst lotus, and the other with a phoenix amongst peony, alternating with slender floral cartouches, all reserved on a scroll ground, the upper lobe with floral panels -- 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high.
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