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Four Chinese blue and white vases . Kangxi (1662-1722)

Comprising a pear-shaped vase, 20.4 cm. high; a sprinkler decorated with large chrysanthemum-heads, 16 cm. high; a triple-gourd vase painted with flower-baskets, neck reduced, glaze frits and cracks, 23.5 cm. high; and a small baluster vase on a high foot moulded and painted with vertical panels of 'Lange Lijzen' and flower-pots, 12 cm. high (4). Estimate €1,500 - €2,500

The property of count and countess van Limburg Stirum - Luden.

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