London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
Two similar Chinese blue and white 'Long Eliza' vases, Kangxi (1662-1722), later silver mounts
each of baluster shape rising to a compressed globular section surmounted by a flared neck, painted with moulded lappets enclosing 'Long Elizas' and floral jardinieres on stands, below floral sprigs on the upper sections, underglaze blue yu ('jade') marks, lappet-rimmed silver mounts applied to the foot and rim -- 6 7/8in. (17.4cm.) high. (2)
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