8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A bronze and iron model of a dragon and kimono stand, 19th Century
the scrolling dragon, with sharp scales and claws, perched within the framework of the kimono stand, the frame decorated in relief with further applied dragon and fish motifs, embellished in gilt with cloud scrolls and trailing foliage, the twin semi-circular pierced supports with further stylised dragon imagery -- 7¾in. (19.5cm.) high.
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