18 June 2002
AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED FAMILLE VERTE OCTAGONAL VASE AND COVER
The porcelain Kangxi (1662-1722), the mount 19th Century
Of baluster shape, the sides of the body and shoulder variously enamelled with figures in landscapes, qilin, deer, peony and lotus, the flaring neck and domed cover with symbols of the Four Scholarly Pursuits, books, paintings, weiqi and qin
The porcelain 18½ in. (47 cm.) high
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Please note the cover has a hairline.
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