A Chinese famille verte ceramic group of the He He Erxian with ormolu mounts fitted for electricity
Lot 70W
A 19th century Chinese famille verte ceramic group of the He He Erxian later mounted on a gilt bronze lamp base
Sold for £900 (US$ 1,540) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A 19th century Chinese famille verte ceramic group of the He He Erxian later mounted on a gilt bronze lamp base
the ceramic group raised on a beaded and shaped oval base, the central adjustable stem issuing a single electric nozzle, beside a branch issuing porcelain flowers and ormolu leaves entwining the pair of figures, on four foliate outswept feet, electrolised, 53cm high

Footnotes

  • Property of a Private Greek Collector
    Provenance: a Greek private collection, formed in the 1950s and thence by descent.

Saleroom notices

  • The ceramic part of this lamp base is 24cm high. Overall with the adjustable light fitting at its minimum it is 44cm high.
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