Sale FS18; Lot: 0689: A Chinese bronze ritual libation vessel, in archaic style with pointed spout and two finials, the body cast with a band of taotie masks, scrolls and geometric patterns, on tall tripod legs, Qianlong seal mark and probably of the period, 17cm high.

Sale: FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
Auction Lot: 0689
Estimate: £200-£400
Realised: £6,200
A Chinese bronze ritual libation vessel, in archaic style with pointed spout and two finials, the body cast with a band of taotie masks, scrolls and geometric patterns, on tall ...

Sale FS17; Lot: 0380: Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell [1822-1869] - Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell's Photographic Album. A mixed photographic album of the 1850s and 1860s, elephant folio, lacking front board and some leaves.

Sale: FS17 (29 Jan 2013)
Auction Lot: 0380
Estimate: £4,000-£6,000
Realised: £9,400
Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell [1822-1869] - Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell's Photographic Album. A mixed photographic album of the 1850s and 1860s, elephant folio, lacking front board and some leaves.

Sale FS18; Lot: 0492: A pair of large Canton famille rose porcelain vases of shouldered oviform, the flaring necks applied with chilong and buddhistic lion and cub handles, enamelled with panels depicting scenes at court and warriors on a turquoise ground profusely decorated with fruit, birds, butterflies, flowers and foliage, late 19th century, 78cm high.

Sale: FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
Auction Lot: 0492
Estimate: £6,000-£7,000
Realised: £20,000
A pair of large Canton famille rose porcelain vases of shouldered oviform, the flaring necks applied with chilong and buddhistic lion and cub handles, enamelled with panels depicting scenes at ...

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