London, South Kensington
15 May 2009
A PAIR OF SQUARE SECTIONED CANTONESE VASES, 19TH CENTURY
each painted and gilt to the body with carved shaped panels depicting the famous Han official Dong Fang Shuo, and the Qin scholar Fu Shen, with poems celebrating their lives, all surrounded by precious objects, butterflies and various insects, fruits and flowers on a celadon background -- 15 1/8in. (38.4cm) high. (2)
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