Two Chinese blue and white vases,
comprising: one bottle vase,
18th century, the pear-shaped body painted with peony in a garden,
21cm high, and
another, Republic period (1912-1949), of tapering form, painted with Fu, Lu and Shou with a boy in a garden,
18.5cm high (2)
清十八世纪 青花牡丹纹瓶 及 民国 青花福禄寿纹瓶 一组两件
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Sold for £240
Vase with figures - star cracks to base. Glaze cracks near foot.
Vase with peony - mouth ground and chipped.
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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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