Lot 107: PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL QUAIL CENSERS QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY 13.5cm high (excluding stand)
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL QUAIL CENSERS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
each modelled as a standing quail with its head turned to one side, the wings formed to fit the cover, raised on naturalistic carved hardwood stands (2)
13.5cm high (excluding stand)
- Good overall appearance
- There is some pitting and wear to the enamel, especially at the extremities
- One of the nails that connects the bird to the wood stand is lost
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