8 July 1999,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,265
GBP 800 - GBP 1,000
A Chinese blue and white pear-shaped bottle vase
moulded and painted with pomegranate shaped panels of butterflies among trailing flowers alternating with geometric designs, the neck with hanging pendants and scrolls -- 11in. (29.8cms) high, Wanli, (small rim chip and related hairline crack).
See Colour Plate 4.
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A small chip to the rim of the neck with a crack running from it approx 1in. (3.8cm.) long. Minor fritting to glaze.
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