Lot 15
  • 15

A PAIR OF KAKIEMON MODELS OF KARAKO (CHINESE BOYS) SEATED ON GO BOARDS WITH FRENCH GILT-BRONZE MOUNTS, THE PORCELAIN, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY), THE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTS, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY

Estimate
250,000 - 350,000 GBP
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Description

both decorated in iron-red, green, blue, yellow and black enamels, the boys wearing robes, one with folded fans and maple leaves, the other with cherry blossoms, each smiling and holding a globe, the board with the squares delineated in underglaze blue, the sides with prunus spray, the ormolu decoration to the head and base with stylised foliage, shell and crescent moon, a paper label stating Art Treasures Exhibition, New York Antique and Art Dealers Association, 1955, no. 244 to the base of one figure
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