6 December 2004,
Price realised GBP 3,107
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A BOW BLUE AND WHITE SWEETMEAT DISH
Modelled as three fluted shells painted with pagodas on wooded river islands within cell-pattern borders, surmounted by a magnificent blue-scale dolphin surrounded by shells, the underside with three cone feet (two minute rim chips to shells)
7 in. (17.8 cm.) wide
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Cf. a similar example in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, C.693-1924 (Broderip Gift).
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium
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