26 October 2000
A Napoleon III gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel gueridon
The Japanese dish Edo (Tokugawa) period; The stand circa 1865
Surmounted by a circular glazed panel, the dich depicting storcks and foliage on a blue ground within a foliate border, within a lambrequin frame, the pierced frieze with acanthus leeves, supported by three tapering legs, each headed by a medallion centred by a circular pierced lower shelf, centred by a flower, on three hoof sabot
29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 17¼ in. (44 cm.) diameter
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Edo (Togugawa) period: 1615-1868.
A pair of very similar dishes was sold in these rooms, 16 June 1998, lot 215.
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