London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
A Cantonese famille rose temple jar and cover, 19th century
of baluster form, decorated with variously shaped panels enclosing scenes of dignitaries and ladies seated at a veranda watching a performance, engaged in reading and conversation, all reserved on a gilt foliate ground with lotus, butterflies and pomegranate, the cover similarly decorated -- 25 1/8in. (63.8cm.) high.
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