A Chinese famille rose fishbowl,
19th century, of ovoid form with inverted rim, painted with numerous butterflies, between ruyi-shaped and petal lappet borders,
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Sold for £1,000
Large cracks across body and base. Riveted. Signs of repair. Surface scratches and some enamel losses.
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Auction: Asian Art - Live Online, Fri, 5th Nov 2021
The sale encompasses the artistic heritage of Chinese, Japanese and Himalayan cultures. Offering over 430 lots of ceramics, bronzes, textiles, jades, lacquerware, scrolls, and works of art from the ancient to modern and contemporary.
In person bidding is available, please visit below to book or call 01279 817778.
VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT
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Saturday 30 Oct,10am - 1pm;
Sunday 31 Oct, 10am - 1pm ;
Monday 1 Nov, 10am - 4pm;
Tuesday 2 Nov, 10am - 4pm;
Wednesday 3 Nov, 10am - 4pm;
Thursday 4 Nov, 10am - 4pm
All lots are, however, extensively illustrated and carry detailed condition reports - see 'Condition report' at the foot of each lot description.
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