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A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE CLOISONNÉ AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL DRAGONS
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A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE CLOISONNÉ AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL DRAGONS

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A PAIR OF GILT-BRONZE CLOISONNÉ AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL DRAGONS
LATE QING DYNASTY
Each dragon depicted rising from swirling green waves above a domed base decorated in relief with qilin, haima and fish on a ground of crashing waves, modelled with head raised upwards, mouth open and fangs bared, detailed with bulging eyes, a pair of horns and long curled whiskers, the body flanked to each side with colourfully enamelled long-tipped wings
16¾ in. (42.6 cm.) high (2)
Provenance
Formerly in the Felix Faure Collection (1841-1899), part of the Oriental Salon.
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