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445. Antique Cantonese Canton Chinese Export Famille Rose Bough Cache Pot Vase Urn
Stylish Hand Decorated Cantonese Bough Pot of traditional outline complete with its original square cover with five cut out roundels. First half of the Nineteenth Century.
Each finely hand decorated shaped panel depicts Ladies and Dignitaries at leisure on terraces and in gardens of pavilions, within borders of floral sprays and butterflies on all outer panels. Typically, unmarked.
Height: (entire) 9.25” (23.5cm), Width: (top rim) 7" (17.5cm), Depth: (top rim) 7” (17.5cm).
Condition: condition is fair and as follows, Damage to top of one corner and repaired still visible, chip to one corner at base, both handles have losses, don’t know why, wear to gilding at high points, some old restoration inside cover, please view all images.
This is a wonderful early piece, given some professional restoration it would look great again, asking price is reflected in the price, have a look at other comparisons for valuations.
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
Affordable fixed charge Worldwide Store to door shipping.