London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A CANTONESE TEMPLE JAR AND DOMED COVER WITH KNOP FINIAL
PAINTED AND GILT WITH A BROAD BAND OF BUTTERFLIES IN FLIGHT ABOVE TWO PHOENIX PERCHED ON ROCKWORK AMONGST PEONIES, CHRYSANTHEMUMS, MAGNOLIA, PRUNUS, FINGER CITRONS, LOTUS AND CONVOLVULUS, ALL WITHIN SMALLER BANDS OF LAPPET FLORAL PANELS AND ENTWINED FRUIT AND FLOWER SPRAYS -- 25IN. (63.5CM.) HIGH, (SOME RESTORATION.)
SEE COLOUR PLATE 94.
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