Lot 33. A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN 'SOLDIER' VASES AND COVERS, ON GILTWOOD STANDS

Sold: £ 112 500
Auction date: 25.02.2021   06:00 UTC +00:00
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ID 491018
Lot 33 | A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN 'SOLDIER' VASES AND COVERS, ON GILTWOOD STANDS
Each finely painted with four large rectangular panels, two depicting a dignitary and a warrior jousting on horseback observed by boys in a walled pavilion courtyard, alternating with ladies and boys strolling in a walled garden, each panel surrounded by borders of morning glory and placed above a horizontal band of floral roundels reserved on a 'cracked-ice' pattern ground, the lower section with descending cinquefoil reserve-decorated floral lappets alternating with triangular motifs, the latter repeated on the domed covers, on later giltwood stands with rocaille frieze and scrolled legs
39 in. (99 cm.) high, the vases
51 in. (129.5 cm.) high, overall

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CHRISTIE'S
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CHRISTIE'S
8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview 04.02.2021 - 25.02.2021
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