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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 21

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE PORCELAIN ENCRIER

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE PORCELAIN ENCRIER
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722)
    The rectangular base hung with tasseled chains, headed by a winged putto in Venus's dove-drawn chariot amidst clouds, flanked by a flower-shaped pen holder and an inkpot, above a rocaille base, on splayed feet
    9¾ in. (24.5 cm.) high; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) wide; 6 in. (15.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 14-21)