London, South Kensington
13 May 1999
A Cantonese hexagonal jardiniere
with flattened everted rim, painted and gilt with a continuous scene of dignitaries, ladies and attendants before a pavilion and on a terrace overlooking a river landscape, the rim with confronting dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst cloud scrolls -- 6in. (15.2cm.) high, 19th Century.
See Back Cover Illustration.
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