8 November 2005
A PAIR OF RED LACQUER OCTAGONAL STANDS
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
With eight slender serpentine legs joined by stretchers, each decorated on a red ground in black and gilt with bats amongst scrolling foliage
19¼ in. (49 cm.) high (2)
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These were previously used as stands for the pair of very fine large jars in this sale , Lot 106.
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