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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 47

    A PAIR OF CHINESE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CENSERS AND COVERS

    18TH CENTURY AND LATER, NOW ADAPTED AS CANDLESTICKS

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF CHINESE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CENSERS AND COVERS
    18TH CENTURY AND LATER, NOW ADAPTED AS CANDLESTICKS
    Each modelled as a quail, standing on a raised square base and holding a prunus branch in its beak, decorated in coloured enamels within gilt- metal mounts, the back feathers forming the covers
    8¾in. (22.3 cm.) high (2)


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