London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A Chinese famille rose garden seat, 19th century
decorated with interlocking pierced roundels and painted with two panels depicting pairs of long tail birds and pheonix amongst prunus and peony branches, surrounded by scrolling lotus on a blue ground, bordered by a panel of raised nodes, further pierced roundel to upper surface of seat - 18¾in. (47.6cm.) high.
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