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A PAIR OF JAPANESE ARITA MODELS OF LEAPING CARP, LATER MOUNTED AS LAMPS
A PAIR OF JAPANESE ARITA MODELS OF LEAPING CARP, LATER MOUNTED AS LAMPS
A PAIR OF JAPANESE ARITA MODELS OF LEAPING CARP, LATER MOUNTED AS LAMPS
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A PAIR OF JAPANESE ARITA MODELS OF LEAPING CARP, LATER MOUNTED AS LAMPS

EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE ARITA MODELS OF LEAPING CARP, LATER MOUNTED AS LAMPS
EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)
Each carp modelled leaping from water with open mouth, decorated in various coloured enamels and gilt; each on 20th century lamp base with a gold silk damask shade, supplied by François-Joseph Graf
The carp: 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high; 26 3⁄8 in. (67 cm.) high, overall
Literature
For a similar example in the collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, accession no. C.43A-1962, see John Ayers, Oliver Impey, J.V.G. Mallet, Porcelain for Palaces: The fashion for Japan in Europe 1650-1750, (The Oriental Ceramics Society, 1990), cat. no. 178, p. 189.
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These lots have been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
This lot will be stored at Crozier Park Royal and will be available for collection from 12.00pm on the second business day following the sale. Please call Christie’s Client Service 24 hours in advance to book a collection time at Crozier Park Royal. All collections from Crozier Park Royal will be by pre-booked appointment only. Tel: +44 (0)20 7839 9060 I Email: cscollectionsuk@christies.com.

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