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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 252

    A PAIR OF RARE FAMILLE ROSE CANDLESTICKS

    EARLY QIANLONG, CIRCA 1740

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    A PAIR OF RARE FAMILLE ROSE CANDLESTICKS
    EARLY QIANLONG, CIRCA 1740
    Of George II silver form, with slightly domed octagonal base decorated with a band of blue enamel scrolling lotus with sgraffiato detail below scattered fruit sprays on a white ground, the stems modelled as an octagonal baluster section decorated with pendent motifs above a garlic section decorated with palmettes, the nozzle decorated in the famille rose palette with floral sprays above a bright yellow and iron-red flattened knopped section
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high (2)


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