21 - 22 March 2013
A COPPER-RED-DECORATED PEAR-SHAPED BOTTLE VASE
The compressed body is painted in deep copper-red tones with two dragons contesting a flaming pearl amidst clouds that continue up onto the tall, slender neck.
9½ in. (24.5 cm.) high
Bluett & Sons Ltd., London, 1974.
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