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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 507

    AN IMPRESSIVE PAIR OF POLYCHROME LACQUER STANDS

    18TH-19TH CENTURY

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    AN IMPRESSIVE PAIR OF POLYCHROME LACQUER STANDS
    18TH-19TH CENTURY
    The tall 'chain-link' legs emanate from open-work geometric designs ending on elaborate S-shaped scrolls linked by further open-work geometric motifs. The canted bases have a central round aperture with similar designs. Each is painted all over in red and decorated in shades of black with floral designs. The tops are decorated with two birds perched on rocks and peony branches.
    32 in. (81.3 cm.) high


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    A black and gilt decorated Imperial stand of similar form was sold at Christies London, 9 November 2010, lot 277.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LADY