30 September 1999,
Price realised GBP 16,100
GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000
A PAIR OF CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE JARDINIERES
Each enamelled on one side with two cockerels amongst peonies on a fenced terrace within a shaped panel, the other side with a pheasant perched on rockwork within a similarly shaped panel, all reserved on a pink ground embellished with a scrolling lotus, applied on either side with iron-red and gilt Buddhistic lion's head handles, the flat everted rims with cartouches of peony on a pink trellis-pattern ground, the foot and shoulder with bands of exotic butterflies amongst flower sprays, one with body crack restored and rim frit, handles fritted, on later giltwood foliate tripod stands
24 in. (62.5 cm.) diam. (2)
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Clobeman Hall, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Anonymous sale in these Rooms, 15 December 1994, lot 547.
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
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