London, South Kensington
20 July 2000
A Chinese powder blue ground rouleau vase
painted in gilt with an attendant and two gentlemen seated at a rockwork table beneath pine and crane in flight, the neck with a river landscape -- 24in. (60.4cms) high, 19th century, (slight gilt rubbing).
See Colour Plate 4.
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