Butterfly vase

by John
(Europe)

Hello Peter,
could this be a vase from the Xuantong period,or is this a modern copy .
this vase is sold in an art sale,and it has been catalogued as a period Xuantong vase.
I gladly would know your opinion about this,before I go to the auction.

H:22,5 cm (8,85inch)

Best regards John,

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butterfly vase

by John
(Europe)

Hello peter,
Thanks for your fast answer concerning the butterfly vase.
I have been searching on Google for Xuantong butterfly vase,and I have found a couple.

1,at Sotheby's action Nov 05 .(lot nr:428)

www.sothebys.com/app/live/lot/LotDetail.jsp?sale_number=L05216&live_lot_id=428

2,treasure-auction.com (On-line Auction 20/8/2005)

www.treasure-auction.com/dynamo/tac/client/online/bidResult.do?todo=showBidResult&loc=_e&version=version48

Is it possible that they were nevertheless made in that period?

Best regards John,

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