15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SARAH JAMISON MESSMORE
A FAMILLE ROSE 'PHOENIX-TAIL' VASE
The body is decorated with a bird perched on the trunk of a flowering crabapple tree above chrysanthemum and roses growing around a blue-green rock, all below a pink decorative border on the shoulder, and the neck is decorated with hibiscus and other flowers below a dragonfly shown in flight at the flared rim. There is a double blue line circle on the base.
18 in. (45.8 cm.) high
PB Eighty-Four, New York, 26 September 1979, lot 15.
Justice Ralph M. Holman (1914-2013) Collection.
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