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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 301

    A cloisonne enamel candlestick


    Price Realised  


    A cloisonne enamel candlestick
    Supported on a bell shaped base enamelled with leafy meandering stems of lotus flowers enclosing bats and a stylised shou character, below a leiwen-band encircling the shoulder, all on a turquoise ground, rising to a tapering column supporting a shallow drip-pan to the centre, the exterior decorated with the bajixiang emblems including a conch, a wheel of law, a canopy, an umbrella, a lotus flower, a jar, a double-fish and a mystic knot, each tied with fluttering ribbons, continuing to a smaller pan surmounted by gilt prickets
    50 cm. high

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    Please note that this lot is 50 cm. high and not as stated in the printed catalogue.

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