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Lot 235: Two Cloisonné Chilong Candlesticks, Early 20th C.
12 November 2016
Vienna, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Pair of Chinese cloisonné chilong form candle sticks from the 20th century. The two chilong candlesticks have blue enamel cloud patterns on the bodies with bronze tails and accents. Each tail is curled and its head is turned back; looking up. They have inserts in their mouths of clouds. A red ball balances atop this. Each ball opens to reveal a pin, and if inverted into the lower half of the ball, forms a candle holder. The creature is 5-clawed. Dimensions are 11 1/8 inches wide by 13 3/8 inches high. All measurements are approximate. Condition: They are in good condition. Provenance: From a California estate. High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/N6Onv1P44sA/
Condition Report: They are in good condition.
Notes: High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/N6Onv1P44sA/
Provenance: From a California estate.