London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A LARGE PAIR OF CANTONESE BALUSTER VASES
WITH EVERTED FOLIATE RIMS, MOULDED BUDDHISTIC LION HANDLES AND DRAGONS TO THE SHOULDERS, PAINTED AND GILT WITH SCENES OF LADIES, DIGNITARIES, ATTENDANTS AND WARRIORS IN PAVILIONS, ON TERRACES AND IN MOUNTAINOUS PINE-STREWN LANDSCAPES, IMMORTALS AMONG CLOUDS ABOVE -- 29½IN. (75CMS) HIGH, CARVED WOOD STANDS.
SEE COLOUR PLATE 92. (2)
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