6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 72,500
Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000
A PAIR OF IMPERIAL DOUBLE-GOURD SHAPED INLAID LACQUER PANELS
Each inlaid in various hardstones, gilt bronze, enamels, wood, ivory and mother-of-pearl with archaistic vases on stands issuing blossoming branches, beside various pendants, reserved on lacquered yellow grounds, within wood frames mounted with elaborately cast ribboned handles and C-scroll hanging bracket
29 1/8 x 26¾ in. (74 x 68 cm.) (2)
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A similarly decorated Imperial carved and inlaid wall panel was sold in Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23 October 2005, lot 362.
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