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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

    A PAIR OF CLOISONNE ENAMELLED BIRDS, QIANLONG (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CLOISONNE ENAMELLED BIRDS, QIANLONG (1736-1795)
    of mirror image form, both turned looking outwards, with turquoise bodies and multi-coloured wing and tail feathers naturally enhanced with wire embellishment, standing upon gilt metal feet; and a further cloisonne bird formed censer -- the pair, 6¾in. (7.2cm.) wide. (3)


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