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A rare blue and white hookah base, China, Transitional period. Photo Nagel

The body of bell shape rising from a flat base to a broad tapering mouth, freely painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with Lotus ands flower branches amidst rocks. H. 18,2 cm. Estimate 600/1000 €

Property from an old Bavarian private collection

Nagel. « Asiatische Kunst ». 8.5.2014