10 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A PAIR OF CLOISONNE CENSERS MODELLED AS QUAILS, QIANLONG (1736-1795)
each bird standing with its head turned to one side, the wings lifting to form the covers, decorated in various coloured enamels and gilt wire on turquoise grounds - 5in. (13.9cm.) high. (2)
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