London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A Cantonese baluster vase
with four moulded lion mask and ring handles to the shoulder, painted and gilt with shaped panels of ladies and dignitaries in gardens and on terraces and birds and butterflies amongst fruit and flower sprays on a geometric floral pattern ground, the shoulder with a band of scattered flowers and scrolling foliage, fitted for electricity -- the porcelain 17½in. (44.5cms) high.
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