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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 159

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE CANDLE-HOLDER, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE FAMILLE ROSE CANDLE-HOLDER, 19TH CENTURY
    Formed in two sections, the hollow lower half of bell and globular shape, and the detachable upper half formed as a tapering stem with dish-shaped mouth rising from a large circular dish, enamelled with stylised dragon-like motifs amongst scrolling flowers and foliage, and iron-red bats amongst clouds -- 18¼ in. (46.2 cm.) high overall.


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