A FAMILLE ROSE ‘ELEPHANT AND VASE’ CANDLE HOLDER
A FAMILLE ROSE ‘ELEPHANT AND VASE’ CANDLE HOLDER

QIANLONG-JIAQING PERIOD(1736-1820)

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A FAMILLE ROSE ‘ELEPHANT AND VASE’ CANDLE HOLDER
QIANLONG-JIAQING PERIOD(1736-1820)
The elephant is naturalistically modelled standing foursquare and turning its head to the left. The body and head are finely enamelled in pale brown and pencilled in black to simulate hair. Caparisoned with a polychrome chevron harness around its rump and shoulder, a colourful saddle-cloth and howdah over the back decorated with bats and ruyi among cresting waves, bearing on his back a zun shaped vase decorated with floral sprays.
6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm. ) high.

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Marco Almeida (安偉達)
Marco Almeida (安偉達) SVP, Senior International Specialist, Head of Department

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