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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A PAIR OF CANTON ENAMEL GARDEN SEATS QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A PAIR OF CANTON ENAMEL GARDEN SEATS QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 47,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A PAIR OF CANTON ENAMEL GARDEN SEATS QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
each of quatrefoil section, finely enameled to the exterior with a floral meander the sinuous stems bearing colorful flowerheads and issuing curling leaves, all reserved on deep blue ground with gilt diaper-pattern decoration, each lobe with a pair of bats and phoenix with interlocking wings framing an oval aperture bisected by a ruyi head band, all below a ruyi head border and a recessed waist with pink elongated kuilong on green ground and a further ruyi band encircling the base, the interior enameled a pale yellow (2)
Height 18 1/2  in., 47 cm
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Provenance

Christie's London, 19th February 1986, lot 181.

Catalogue Note

A nearly identical pair to the present but each enclosing a gu-shaped central column, was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 30th April - 2nd May 1995, lot 593. A related openwork seat of different pattern was sold in our London rooms, 9th November 2011, lot 412.

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