23 - 24 July 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE AND CAFE-AU-LAIT-GLAZED VASES,
Kangxi period (1662-1722),
each vase of mallet form with ringed neck and flaring mouth, decorated in underglaze blue with birds flying amidst flowering branches and rockery
7¾in. (19.7cm.) (2)
Acquired by the present owner in 1988.
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