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26 October 2016, 10:00 BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 1229: A SET OF FOUR GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED CHINESE BLUE PORCELAIN VASES MOUNTED AS LAMPS 20TH CENTURY |(74 views)
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Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
Description: porcelain, glaze
It is not possible to inspect the porcelain out of the gilt-bronze mounts. In overall very good condition, wityh minor glaze firing imperfections and surface scratches. The gilt-bronze is in good original condition, with minor tarnishing and oxidization consistent with age. Very decorative.
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Provenance: Christie’s South Kensington, European Works of Art, 1 October 1997, lot 364.
Dimensions: 50cm. high, 1ft. 7¾in.
Saleroom Notice: Please note this lot will remain at the New Bond Street Premises after the sale and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
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