A Chinese porcelain rouleau vase, Guangxu mark and period, (1875-1908), with female figures in conversation and seated beneath a tree, with workers, buffalo and other animals, distant mountans and figures inside a hut, with a band of trellis design above the footrim enclosing swastika and chrysanthemums, height 45.5cm, width 18.5cm, diameter of base 13cm.
Michael Trethewey. A Gentleman of Taste.
We are delighted to be selling in this sale and over forthcoming sales, items from the estate of the collector Michael Trethewey. Michael had an unerring eye for quality. He was a frequent visitor to these auction rooms, an elegantly dressed, unassuming man who bought well and had a singular passion for old school antiques.
We are honoured to be handling his estate and as well as the items in this Asian sale we will be selling further pieces from his extensive collection in our September 2nd Antique Sale and across our range of upcoming specialist sales.
Two old harlines to the body measuring 7cm long and approx 5cm. See photos.
Sold for £1,250
There is a hairline crack to the body of the vase approx 20cm, some pitting and small firing flaws. Extra images on David Lay website
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