6 September 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 688
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A Chinese famille verte ovoid vase, Kangxi (1662-1722)
painted in coloured enamels with a lady seated before a low table, clutching a fan in a contemplative stance surrounded by stylized rockwork, three lines of calligraphy to reverse side, below a band of chrysanthemum flowerheads on a diamond key-fret ground -- 7 7/8in. (20cm.) high.
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