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A pair of green-glazed carved baluster vases. Early 18th century

Each with a central register around the exterior finely incised with a dense peony scroll with meandering trellises and blossoming flower heads, the gently flaring neck with a horizontal rib dividing bands of incised lappets, all supported on a spreading foot, covered, except for the foot ring, with a vibrant green glaze. 25.2cm (10in) high. (2). Sold for £28,800

Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's London, 12 December 1989, lot 390
The Jarras Collection, England

Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com