3 April 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 940
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A Chinese large famille noire reticulated tapering rectangular vase
with flaring neck, pierced and carved to the neck and sides with scenes of retreats on riverbanks amongst pine and rockwork, Immortals riding buffalo, horses and mythical beasts, on terraces of pavilions, two in combat watched by a further group standing on a riverbank beneath willow, and further warrior Immortals beneath a gentleman on the balcony of a pavilion amongst pine and rockwork, the shoulder with lotus sprays -- 28¾in. (73cms) high, carved seal to base, (crack to base).
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