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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 367

    A PAIR OF CLOISONNE ENAMEL QUAIL-FORM CENSERS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF CLOISONNE ENAMEL QUAIL-FORM CENSERS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Each standing with head turned to the side, the beak cast open to reveal the delicate tongue and for the release of vapor, and the top of the separate cover formed by the wings similarly pierced with raised feathers, all in bright blue, yellow, mauve, turquoise, green, black and white enamels
    5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NEIL AND SHARON PHILLIPS