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Pair of  Chinese Porcelain Table LampsPair of  Chinese Porcelain Table LampsPair of  Chinese Porcelain Table Lamps

A Fine Pair of Table Lamps in the French Chinoiserie Taste

The Chinese baluster form vases, mounted with shishi masks, decorated with iron red grounds, depicting Taoist scholars and pupils in a bamboo grove, hand painted in cobalt blues, greens and gilts; mounted with French bronze circular feet and caps, in the Chinoiserie manner. Fitted for electricity.
China/France
Circa 1880
In the last quarter of the 19th century, Japan opened its borders to the Western powers, and the native art, hithertofore unknown in Europe, launched a taste for Japanese art, and re-awoke the taste for the decorative arts of China.

ITEM ID
8642
AGE
19th Century
ROOM
bedroom, entrance, kitchen, living room
STYLE
Asian
THEME
Ethnic
TYPE
Antique

Butchoff Antiques

James Kaye
154 Kensington Church Street
London W8 4BN
UK
Tel: 44 (0) 20 7221 8174
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    Pair of Chinese Porcelain Table Lamps

    £4,500 GBP
    ~ $5,604