• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 478

    A PAIR OF 'MANDARIN PALETTE' WALL SCONCES

    CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF 'MANDARIN PALETTE' WALL SCONCES
    CIRCA 1785
    Each rectangular plaque enameled with a family standing before a table on a terrace, within a gilt rocaille cartouche, the corners with bats, the gilt-metal candlearm supported by a colorful open-mouthed dragon mask
    8¼ in. (20.9 cm.) high, the porcelain (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION