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    Sale 12419

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    3 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 446

    A CHINESE POLYCHROME-DECORATED MODEL OF A WRITHING DRAGON

    GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE POLYCHROME-DECORATED MODEL OF A WRITHING DRAGON
    GUANGXU PERIOD (1875-1908)
    Well modelled, with a flaming pearl on its back, its iron-red body detailed with gilt scale markings
    10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 1-43, 67-70 & 400-488)