London, South Kensington
12 May 2005
A Chinese underglaze blue and enamelled baluster vase mounted as a lamp, 19th century
with four lion mask handles encircling the shoulder, painted in green and iron red enamels with scrolling peony stems between key fret bands -- 13¾in. (35cm.) high without mounts.
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