Sale 19AS02

Pair of Chinese Cloisonne Enamel and Gilt-Bronze 'Foreigner' Candle Prickets

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Pair of Chinese Cloisonne Enamel and Gilt-Bronze 'Foreigner' Candle Prickets
19th Century
Each figure cast kneeling on a square plinth, one muscular arm raised holding the edge of the drip pan surmounted by a cylindrical pricket, the other hand holding the end of a scarf billowing over the shoulders, the face with pleasant expressions, deeply cast with bushy eyebrows above bulging eyes, thick moustache and beard, dressed in a sleeveless waistcoat decorated in seasonal flowers divided at the waist by a band of leaping white horses, the base, drip pan and pricket worked with stylized scrolling lotus and other flowers on a medium blue ground. Height 14 1/2 inches.
Acquired in France in the 1990's

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Sep 09, 2019 at 10am EDT