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Schätzpreis: 5.000.000 HK$ - 8.000.000 HK$
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AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE WHITE-GLAZED ‘ELEPHANT’ CANDLE STAND
SUI-EARLY TANG DYNASTY, 6TH-7TH CENTURY
AN IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE WHITE-GLAZED ‘ELEPHANT’ CANDLE STAND SUI-EARLY TANG DYNASTY, 6TH-7TH CENTURY The candle stand is powerfully modelled as a caparisoned elephant standing foursquare on a rectangular lotus plinth, with its trunk touching the ground and its head wearing an elaborate harness with roundels and leaf-shaped pendants. The rounded back is covered with a circular saddle cloth set with a lotus flower, richly decorated with florettes and bells, all secured with studded straps under the chest, torso and tail, supporting on its back a compressed globular jar covered with a lotus leaf. Emerging from inside the jar are six floral stalks, each supporting a tubular receptacle. It is covered overall with a finely crackled clear glaze with a slight lime-green tinge with the exception of the base revealing the fine white body. 12 in. (30.5 cm.) long, stand, box

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: Classical Chinese Art from the Sui to the Song Dynasties
Auktionsdatum: 01.06.2016
Adresse: Christie's
Convention Hall