Lot 380: A LOUIS XV STYLE GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CHINESE CELADON LOBED POT-POURRI BOWL AND PIERCED COVER, THE PORCELAIN QIANLONG PERIOD, THE MOUNTS 19TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: with seated Buddha finial before a gilt-bronze tree, the centre with a pierced scroll moulded foot, cover damaged
In crudely restored condition. The top section has been broken and crudely restored which may benefit from further workshop attention as the surface is uneven. The top figure has some minor signs of wear and losses to the glaze decoration. The celadon is not fixes to the bronze base and the mounts are quite tarnished.
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Dimensions: 28cm. high, 18cm. diameter; 11in., 7¼in.