01 août 2021

A cloisonné enamel scroll-form table, Ming dynasty, 17th century

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A cloisonné enamel scroll-form table, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) longPrice on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021

The top with a shaped cartouche depicting five bats, wu fu, in flight beside pine trees and rockwork emerging from crashing waves, all beneath clouds scrolls reserved on geometric cell-pattern grounds and flanked by six stylised shou roundels, the underside with a classic lotus scroll.

ProvenanceSold at Christie’s London, 9 November 2010, lot 263
A private English collection.

Christie's. Expanding Horizons: From European Decorative to Contemporary Arts


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