07-09-2011 07-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2554B Boston
July 9, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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Pair of Figural Three-light Cloisonne Candelabra

$10,665$9,000
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2554B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Figural Three-light Cloisonne Candelabra, China, late 19th century, gilt and polychrome enamel decorated, each formed as three entwined dragons balancing an orb in one claw and with sconce stemming from each mouth, ht. 20 1/2 in.

Literature: Newman, Bruce M., Fantasy Furniture, (New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1989), p. 47.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Lacking rock crystal balls, one blue dragon missing right whisker, one red dragon missing a fang, scattered minor loss to gilt and enamel.

Keywords

China, Rizzoli International Publications Inc.