15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 21,250
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
AN UNUSUAL GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL LANTERN AND STAND
Of rectangular section, the sides of the lantern inlaid with glass panels covered in 18th century embroidered silk, within enamel key-fret borders, and reticulated ruyi bands above and below, the flared crown and pedestal foot inlaid with painted glass panels, raised on a separate base with reticulated scroll apron above bat-form feet and later-added squatting boy supports
16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm.) high overall
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Acquired in the 1970s.
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