• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 273

    A CLOISONNE ENAMELLED AND GILT BRONZE STUPA, 18TH CENTURY

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    A CLOISONNE ENAMELLED AND GILT BRONZE STUPA, 18TH CENTURY
    the globular shrine decorated in coloured enamels with stylised scrolling lotus blossoms and leafy stems on a turquoise ground, with a gilded model of Amitayus Buddha to the interior behind an ogee formed glass panel, surmounted by eight gilded ribs or Buddha umbrellas on a tapering plinth, raised on a lotus base raised on a square support -- 15¾in. (40cm.) high.


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