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Auction: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 3 December 2008
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AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP OF SEVEN IMPERIAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL, ...

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Estimate: HK$700,000 - HK$900,000
ca. US$90,316 - US$116,120
Price realised:  HK$7,220,000
ca. US$931,546
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AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP OF SEVEN IMPERIAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL, GILT BRONZE AND WHITE JADE ALTAR EMBLEMS
AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP OF SEVEN IMPERIAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL, GILT BRONZE AND WHITE JADE ALTAR EMBLEMS QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The emblems of columnar form, surmounted by finely carved white jade representations of three of the Seven Treasures, Qizhenbao and four of the Eight Buddhist Emblems, Bajixiang on double lotus-form bases, each supported on a slender column detailed with a baluster form cloisonné enamel mid-section enclosed within a balustraded fence, all raised upon a waisted octagonal base inlaid with rectangular floral cloisonné enamel panels within borders of lappet and keyfret, the central column supported at the base and top with four elaborate pierced foliate brackets The tallest 13 1/2 in. (34.2 cm.) high (7)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 3 Dec 2008
Address: Christie's
3 December 2008, Hong Kong