Lot 303 (Country House and Asian Art Auction, 15th May 2019)
A pair of large Chinese red lacquer temple vases, first half 20th century, each decorated with a panoramic of birds in the branches of pine trees including crane, pheasant and other auspicious birds within Ruyi head upper borders and each on a separate five leg stand, one vase damaged (neck), 197cm high (2)
Sold for £800
Vase 1- badly damaged top rim and neck and damage to shoulder as well as generally light scratches and smaller knocks throughout
Vase 2- large scratch to body a smaller general scratches and pitting
General wear and tear commensurate with age and daily use.
Will require restoration to neck and shoulder of Vase I