• Lot 238

    SUPPORT DE TASSE EN BRONZE DORE ET EMAUX CLOISONNES

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE QIANLONG (1736-1795)

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    SUPPORT DE TASSE EN BRONZE DORE ET EMAUX CLOISONNES
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE QIANLONG (1736-1795)
    En forme de lingot, la partie centrale ornée du caractère shou, les bordures relevées agrémentées de chauve-souris, pêches et chilong, le reste du décor composé de lotus, volutes et entrelacs géométriques
    Longueur: 15,5 cm. (6 1/8 in.)


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    This unusual form with its pinched sides is taken from a silver ingot, a tradable currency during the Ming and Qing periods. Its shape was replicated in both ceramics and in works of art during the mid-Ming period, and continued into the Qing dynasty.
    See an identical example sold in our New York Rooms, 19 September 2006, lot 105.

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    Post Lot Text

    A GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL INGOT-SHAPED CUP STAND
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)