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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1875

    A RARE PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL CRANES

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL CRANES
    QING DYANSTY, 18TH CENTURY

    Each shown with a long slender neck elegantly curved in an 'S' shape with their red crested heads raised upwards, their beaks slightly agape, all above a slender body, intricately detailed in yellow, black and white enamels with overlapping plumage, supported on straight legs resting on an oval rockwork base
    39¾ in. (101 cm.) high
    (2)


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    Provenance

    Cohen & Cohen, London


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION