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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 221

    A PAIR OF HARDSTONE-INLAID SILVER MODELS OF STUPAS

    LATE QING DYNASTY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF HARDSTONE-INLAID SILVER MODELS OF STUPAS
    LATE QING DYNASTY
    Each made in two sections in silver in imitation of a multi-leveled stupa, one with gilded highlights, each with turquoise and coral appliques, and various white jade elements including pendants, columns, and a ribbed tower surmounted by a pierced parasol hung with jade rings and coral pendants and surmounted by a finial of a crescent moon, sun and flame in hardstones, each with rectangular silver plaque cast with a Qianlong mark
    34 in. (86.4 cm.) high overall with wood pedestals (2)


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    Provenance

    Collection of Aron and Anaruth Gordon.