A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CHINESE EXPORT 'MANDARIN PALETTE' BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1785, THE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTS LATER
A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CHINESE EXPORT 'MANDARIN PALETTE' BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1785, THE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTS LATER
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A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CHINESE EXPORT 'MANDARIN PALETTE' BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1785, THE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTS LATER

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CHINESE EXPORT 'MANDARIN PALETTE' BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1785, THE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTS LATER

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:3,750USD

Lot Details

Description

THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN


A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CHINESE EXPORT 'MANDARIN PALETTE' BALUSTER VASES AND COVERS

QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1785, THE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTS LATER


each rounded tapering body supported on a spreading foot gradually rising to a slightly tapered neck set on both sides with gilt chilong-form handles, the center of each side painted with a central bouquet surrounded by further flowerheads all withinin a reserved panel, the domed cover similarly decorated and surmounted by a gilt luduan-form knop, the foot mounted with ormolu

height overall 13½ in.

34.3 cm

Condition Report

Both vases with one handle restored, and both mouth rim with minute frits and one with a small flake chip to the rim edge. Both covers with sections of restoration at the rim.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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Provenance

Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Inc., New York

Style: Silver, Ceramics, Furniture
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