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    Sale 7549

    British and Continental Ceramics and Glass

    18 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 90

    A CHANTILLY KAKIEMON SILVER-MOUNTED TELESCOPIC CANE-HANDLE

    CIRCA 1740, THE MOUNTS 18TH CENTURY

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    A CHANTILLY KAKIEMON SILVER-MOUNTED TELESCOPIC CANE-HANDLE
    CIRCA 1740, THE MOUNTS 18TH CENTURY
    Of T-shape, painted in the Kakiemon palette with a seated Oriental boy before a branch of stylised prunus and a bird in flight, the silver mounts with shutters to either side concealing a telescope, fitted on a tapering walking-stick (very slight fritting and chipping beneath mounts, some surface scratching to enamels)
    4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long overall


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