London, South Kensington
7 November 2008
A CELADON BALUSTER VASE, 19TH CENTURY
of pear shaped form with vertical flattened rim and high foot rim, with twin fixed ring elephant-head handles and decorated with a thick green glaze, underglaze blue Qianlong seal mark to base -- 15¼in. (38.8cm.) high.
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