London, South Kensington
10 September 2009
A FAMILLE ROSE SQUARE SECTIONED 'BOYS' VASE, 19TH CENTURY
decorated in relief with five boys climbing on a gnarled flowering prunus tree with magpies perched on its branches, all amidst leafy lotus and hibiscus scrolls on turquoise ground, Qianlong iron red sealmark to base -- 17in. (43.2cm.) high, wood stand.
Collection of Captain P.A.J. Weber, Chief of Police at Phuket, Thailand, 1890s; thence by descent to the present owner.
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