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Pair of Canton Enamel Covered Jars Mounted as Lamps

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Pair of Canton Enamel Covered Jars Mounted as Lamps, China, 18th/19th century, for export, baluster-form, the body decorated with continuous scenes of the female generals from the Yang family training, riding horses, and practicing with bamboo swords, bordered above and below by lappets and cartouches containing landscape scenes, a band of scrolling florals at the neck and stylized lotus flowers, a blue meander over a lotus petal motif at the rim of the covers, with vignettes of bamboo and rockery, and a lotus finial, mounted as lamps and on carved wooden stands, overall ht. 28, jar ht. 17 1/2 in.

Provenance: Estate of Dorothy Braude Edinburg.
The estate of Dorothy Braude Edinburg
Estimate $300-500

Drilled through cover and base, few minor dents and pockmarks, slight deterioration to enamels.


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Keywords

Dorothy Braude Edinburg, Braude, Edinburg, Texas, Finial, Lotus Cars, Lotus Software, Ornaments, Scroll, South Norfolk, China

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