2618
2618
A PAIR OF CLOISONNE AND GILT-BRONZE CAPARISONED ELEPHANTS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
2,500,0003,500,000
LOT SOLD. 3,140,000 HKD
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2618
A PAIR OF CLOISONNE AND GILT-BRONZE CAPARISONED ELEPHANTS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
2,500,0003,500,000
LOT SOLD. 3,140,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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A PAIR OF CLOISONNE AND GILT-BRONZE CAPARISONED ELEPHANTS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

each finely cast in the form of an elephant carrying on its back a cloisonné vase with animal-mask ring handles, the gilded beast with crescent eyes and long tusks, standing with its head turned to one side, its body harnessed with decorative trappings set with semi-precious materials, draped with a cloisonné tasselled caparison adorned with bats flying amongst swirling clouds, above rocks and cresting waves


24.7 cm., 9 3/4 in.
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