A pair of Chinese famille rose vases,
possibly Republic period (1912-1949), each of globular form with a straight neck, painted with two dragons chasing a flaming pearl amongst clouds against a blue ground, an applied dragon to the shoulder,
23cm high (2)
民国(可能) 蓝地粉彩双龙抢珠纹直颈瓶 《大清雍正年制》青花篆书款 一对
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Sold for £780
One with glaze flakes to rim and a large hairline crack across the body, restoration to dragon.
The other with small chips to dragon.
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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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