London, South Kensington
13 May 1999
A Chinese turquoise glazed lobed bottle vase
with square tapering neck -- 6in. (15.2cm.) high, Kangxi; a celadon glazed baluster vase with pierced dragon handles, decorated overall with confronting dragons amongst cloud scrolls -- 5in. (12.7cm.) high, incised Qianlong seal mark and of the period; and a yellow glazed deep bowl with everted neck, decorated to the exterior with dragons chasing flaming pearls -- 2in. (6.3cm.) high, Tongzhi four-character mark and of the period.
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