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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    A RARE PAINTED ENAMEL SQUARE WINE WARMER AND COVER

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A RARE PAINTED ENAMEL SQUARE WINE WARMER AND COVER
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    With deep curved sides decorated with shaped cartouches, alternately enclosing figural scenes and vignettes of birds and flowers, with a pair of C-scroll handles, the interior painted around the sides with fish swimming amidst water weeds, with a somewhat ovoid chimney rising in the center above a cash-pierced plate in the top of the hollow base which is painted on three sides with landscape and flower cartouches and on the fourth side has a quatrefoil opening for the insertion of coals, the fitted square cover with a pair of upright angular handles rising from a ground of blue dragons surrounded by lotus meander on a yellow ground
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) square, pierced wood cap


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