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IMPORTANT MIROIR EN BOIS DUR SCULPTE
IMPORTANT MIROIR EN BOIS DUR SCULPTE

CHINE, FIN DE LA DYNASTIE QING (1644-1911)

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IMPORTANT MIROIR EN BOIS DUR SCULPTE
CHINE, FIN DE LA DYNASTIE QING (1644-1911)
Reposant sur deux pieds, les parties en bois sculptées de fleurs, fruits et caractères shou ; petits accidents et restaurations
Hauteur: 201 cm. (79 in.), Largeur: 132 cm. (52 in.)
Provenance
Acquired by a French diplomat in the 1920's in Shanghai and since then in the family by descent
Post Lot Text
A LARGE AND IMPORTANT HARDWOOD MIRROR FRAME AND DETACHABLE STAND
CHINA, LATE QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

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Lot Essay

Standing mirrors of this size appear to be quite rare, although smaller examples are known. See a zitan floor mirror example from 18th/19th century of a slightly smaller size sold in our New York Rooms, 15 September 2009, lot 293.

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