14 September 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 352
GBP 500 - GBP 700
A Chinese export European subject teapot
painted in iron red, grisaille, green enamels and gilt with a lady and gentleman beside a hound in a fenced garden amongst peonies, chrysanthemums and pierced rockwork -- 35/8in. (9cms) high, 18th century, (cover missing, minor wear).
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Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
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