London, South Kensington
18 July 2002
A PAIR OF JAPANESE BALUSTER VASES
WITH LION MASK AND SCROLL HANDLES, PAINTED AND GILT WITH SHAPED PANELS OF MANDARIN DUCKS BEFORE FLOWERING RIVERBANKS AND EXOTIC BIRDS AMONGST BLOSSOMING PRUNUS, ON FLORAL AND GEOMETRIC PATTERN GROUNDS, THE MID SECTIONS WITH BANDS OF COILED DRAGONS AMONGST CLOUDS -- 12¾IN. (32.5CMS) HIGH, WOOD STANDS.
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