• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 213

    AN UNUSUAL GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL LANTERN AND STAND

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN UNUSUAL GILT-BRONZE AND CLOISONNE ENAMEL LANTERN AND STAND
    18TH CENTURY
    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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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN