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    Sale 5362

    Christie's Interiors

    12 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 304

    A CHINESE ENAMEL AND GILT METAL CENSER

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE ENAMEL AND GILT METAL CENSER
    18TH CENTURY
    Modelled as an ornate baluster vase with ribbon formed handles atop a lotus flower support, which inturn in supported by a Shou character issuing from a double lotus vase, four stylised detachable leaves hanging before it, the vase in the middle of foaming waves within the top of a double lotus base, the whole in gilt metal embellished in green, blue and white enamels
    13½in. (34.3cm.) high


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