Lot 271: Qianlong Chinese Gilt Bronze Champion Lantern
June 8, 2013
Berlin, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: Chinese Gilt Bronze Champion Lantern, Qianlong Period, the two tapering glass and gilt bronze sections joined by a gilt bronze eagle with outstretched wings standing on a crouching bear like beast, the glass later replacements, with wear to gilding, appx. 10 3/8 in. H, 8 1/4 in. W, 4 1/8 in. D.
Provenance: Lot 1549, Christie's New York, March 22, 2012.