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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 187

    AN UNUSUAL 'POMPADOUR'-PATTERN CRUET-STAND

    QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1745

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    AN UNUSUAL 'POMPADOUR'-PATTERN CRUET-STAND
    QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1745
    Comprising two circular receptacles with straight sides conjoined to one side and applied with two circular loop handles, decorated with the same pattern but in the alternative palette to the preceding lot, primarily in iron-red and green enamels with gilt embellishments, and touches of blue, turquoise and aubergine, the interiors of the receptacles each with a single hibiscus bloom and a band of trellis-pattern at the rim
    7¾ in. (19.8 cm.) wide


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    A cruet-stand (huilier) of this form and pattern was sold Sotheby's London, 8 November 1994, lot 258.

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