Live Auction, 7 October 2019

A Chinese famille-rose ‘Phoenix and Dragon’ barrel seat, 19th century
Lot 24

Lot Estimate
R 8 000 - 10 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 8 442
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About this Item

A Chinese famille-rose ‘Phoenix and Dragon’ barrel seat, 19th century


the front and reverse decorated with two rondels of  phoenixes and five-clawed dragons enclosed by a yellow ground, enamelled with bats, lotus blooms and foliage with further medallions of Buddhist emblems and dogs-of-fo, the top and lower half with pink enamelled bosses, the sides and seat pierced with cash, 48cm high

Provenance

The Andrew Newall Collection.


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