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A pair of Japanese porcelain figural wall flower holders, with later porcelain flower mounted bronze branches, the Japanese porcelain 18th century, the gilt-bronze and flowers 19th century

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Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

A pair of Japanese porcelain figural wall flower holders, with later porcelain flower mounted bronze branches, the Japanese porcelain 18th century, the gilt-bronze and flowers 19th century

A pair of Japanese porcelain figural wall flower holders, with later porcelain flower mounted bronze branches, the Japanese porcelain 18th century, the gilt-bronze and flowers 19th century

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

4,788

GBP

A pair of Japanese porcelain figural wall flower holders, with later porcelain flower mounted bronze branches, the Japanese porcelain 18th century, the gilt-bronze and flowers 19th century


each figure painted with floral motifs in red, green and black on a white ground supporting the later gilt-bronze branches applied with later porcelain flowers, surmounted by one drip pan and nozzle

each overall 41cm. high, 18cm. wide; 1ft. 4⅛in., 7in.

each figure 26cm. high, 10cm. wide; 10¼in., 4in.

In overall good condition. The porcelain has not been examined under UV light. The porcelain figures with minor flaking in areas to the painted surface. Minor chipping and losses to petals of flowers on the candelabra. The bronzes in good condition with minor tarnishing in areas, One figure with a paper sticker underneath, this could be easily removed.


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