Two Chinese blue and white vases,
c.1900, of tapering cylindrical form, each painted with a phoenix above a qinlin amongst clouds, all against a pea green ground, pine or Buddhist lions handles,
58.5cm high (2)
清约1900年 青花凤凰麒麟纹瓶 一组两件
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Sold for £500
Minute frits to rims.
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Auction: Asian Art - Live Online, Thu, 28th May 2020
The current pandemic does not seem to have affected the Asian Art market with prices and interest remaining strong.
We are pleased to include in our forthcoming Asian Art sale an extraordinary kesi scroll, the magnificent embroidery depicting the celebration of the birthday of Queen Mother of the West. We also include the wonderful embroidery collection of Mr and Mrs Leitch, who lived in China from the late 19th century to the 1930s and a fabulous collection of Yixing zisha teapots and Japanese woodblock prints in the sale.
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