Chinese celadon glazed vase, of slender baluster form, decorated in low relief with five clawed dragons, now as a lamp, with continental ormolu mounts, the vase, probably 18th / 19th century, 34cm high (vase only)
Sold for £17,500
Please note that mounts have now been removed. The vase has been drilled to the base but is otherwise in good order with some minor surface scratching.
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Auction: Fine Art & Antiques, Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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