18 - 19 December 2008
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CHINESE PORCELAIN BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JAR MOUNTED AS A LAMP
12in. (30.5cm.) high
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Please note that this lot contains a pair of baluster jars mounted as lamps as viewed during the exhibition. The second lamp's base is detached. It also has a rim chip.
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