London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A Chinese blue and white sleeve vase, Transitional
of cylindrical form rising to the short waisted neck with a brown-slip painted rim, painted with a swallow perched on a tree beside bamboo and peony growing amidst rockwork, the reverse with two swallows in flight, grass blades below the neck -- 7 7/8in. (20cm.) high.
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