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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 333

    AN UNUSUAL BRONZE FIGURAL PRICKET CANDLESTICK

    LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL BRONZE FIGURAL PRICKET CANDLESTICK
    LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    Hollow cast as a kneeling foreigner with curly hair and scowling expression, wearing a shawl, a sash tied around his bare torso and a skirt and stiff apron tied around the hips, with right hand on his hip and left hand raised to support the barbed drip pan, all on an hexagonal base, with brownish-olive patina overall
    10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high


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