A hardwood stage cabinet 19th century
Lot 421
A hardwood stage cabinet 19th century
Sold for £10,625 (US$ 17,892) inc. premium
Auction Details
Asian Art Edinburgh
27 Mar 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 20645
A hardwood stage cabinet 19th century A hardwood stage cabinet 19th century A hardwood stage cabinet 19th century A hardwood stage cabinet 19th century
Lot Details
A hardwood stage cabinet
A hardwood stage cabinet
19th century
The three quarter pediment carved and pierced with a carp between two dragons chasing the flaming pearl which the fish blows upwards on a spout of water, continued to the sides with bats among foliage, over an acanthus carved cornice above a selection of staged shelves and central plateau, each with carved and pierced backs and side panels together with framing details to the front of birds and tree shrews in fruiting vines or flowering prunus, the central plateau raised on faux bamboo supports above a full length shelf on figural supports, the lower shelves over a single panelled door carved with a dragon, the uprights deeply and extensively carved with dragons amongst clouds, all raised on a separate base section with carved and pierced central cartouche of birds and branches flanked by peony blooms, on squat mask and tongue supports with ball and claw feet,
210cm high, 122cm wide, 38cm deep
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