London, South Kensington
14 November 2002
A famille rose turquoise ground tapering vase
19th century, iron red Qianlong seal mark
painted with birds perched in the branches of a blossoming tree above peonies and rockwork, the ground incised with scrolling foliage -- 16¼in. (41.2cms) high.
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