London, South Kensington
27 April 2000
A pair of Cantonese famille rose, yellow ground tapering vases
with flaring necks and moulded lion mask and ring handles, painted and gilt with panels of exotic birds and butterflies amongst flowers and rockwork on grounds of lotus and scrolling foliage -- 18.1/8in. (46cms) high, 19th century, (slight gilt rubbing).
See Colour Plate 7. (2)
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