A three-part Sino-Mongolian silver altar set adorned with corals, 19th century
Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 712 Lots
DescriptionAn incense burner and two candlesticks in lavishly chased silver. The bellied vessel on three legs with lion's head mascarons. The body and handles with raised decorative tendrils and plaques of green jade inlaid on both sides, the offset rim set with turquoise and coral cabochons. Openwork lid. The identical candlesticks with lavishly chased décor, a continuous border of dragon-like figures on the overhanging drip pans. Profusely embellished with turquoise and coral cabochons. Height 60 and 52 cm respectively.
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