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PROPERTY OF A COUNT

A large Chinese cloisonné enamel 'mythical beast' basin,
Ming dynasty
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
90

PROPERTY OF A COUNT

A large Chinese cloisonné enamel 'mythical beast' basin,
Ming dynasty
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A large Chinese cloisonné enamel 'mythical beast' basin,
Ming dynasty
the deep straight sides rising to a broad flattened galleried rim, the interior brightly decorated in multi-coloured enamels against a deep turquoise ground, centred with a red mythical beast portrayed with a fierce expression carrying a large peach on its back, encircled by three finely detailed phoenixes with their wings outstretched, with four sinuous dragons at the rim each pursuing a 'flaming pearl', the exterior with mythical beasts frolicking above turbulent waves all below stylised lotus scrolls
50.5 cm,  19 7/8  in.
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