London, South Kensington
18 May 2007
A Lapis lazuli bamboo formed vase with silver tripod mount, 19th Century
carved as a hollow upright bamboo stem and decorated in relief with a phoenix perching on further leafing branches and a cicada seated on the rim, raised on a silver mount. the mount with impressed mark, Black, Stark and Frost, Sterling -- 4¾in. (12cm.) high.
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