Lot 1070
  • 1070

A CANTON ENAMEL LANTERN QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
Sold
8,750 USD
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Description

in the form of a hexagonal pavilion with a hinged lappet-shaped door on one faceted 'wall', brightly enameled allover in polychrome against a cobalt-blue ground, a shou character painted on each facet against a scrolling floral meander, the domed cover with flaring panels beneath a band of pierced coin- and ruyi-form apertures and an openwork lotus-form knop (3)
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