London, South Kensington
17 February 2000
A pair of famille rose wall vases
moulded in the form of peony sprays -- 4in. (10.2cm.) high; a famille rose turquoise ground wall vase decorated with a cluster of peonies and foliage -- 5¾in. (14.5cm.) high; and five famille rose green ground wall vases of double gourd and baluster form, decorated with birds and butterflies amongst peonies, magnolia and further flowers -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) high max, all with wood stands, 19th Century.
See Colour Plates 4 and 5 for seven. (8)
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