11 December 2001
A FRENCH ORMOLU, CHINESE PORCELAIN AND JAPANESE LACQUER CENTREPIECE
The ormolu 19th Century, the porcelain 17th/18th Century
The asymmetrical rockwork and C-scroll base surmounted by a blanc-de-chine Buddhistic lion with a joss-stick holder, flanked by scrolling branches with flowers and a gilt-decorated red ground cup, the underside inscribed 'FU.SSS'
6¼ in. (16 cm.) high; 8¼ in. (21 cm.) wide; of the base
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