London, South Kensington
17 February 2000
A pair of famille rose baluster wall vases
each painted with a dignitary, lady and attendant in a fenced garden -- 6in. (15.2cm.) high; a famille rose baluster wall vase with Immortals in a garden of pine and rockwork -- 7½in. (19cm.) high; a baluster wall vase decorated with Immortals amongst clouds -- 7½in. (19cm.) high; and a further wall vase with a family at leisure in a fenced garden -- 7in. (17.8cm.) high, all with wood stands, 19th Century, (one with some restoration to the foot.
See Colour Plates 4 and 5 for four. (5)
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