A very fine and rare set of antique Chinese bronze candlesticks in a mandarin duck (鸳鸯) model. The bronze shows a very good patina. Wonderfully formed details with water lily bases. With a heavy weight.
See Sotheby’s, 16 September 2017, New York.
Minor wear and traces of use, please see photos.
Some production flaws, please see photos.
Both were restored to the foot of the supporting leg, see the photos with the red arrow.
Both candleholders in the ducks' beaks are missing.
Weight: 4,876 grams.
Shipping costs worldwide: €60.
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- Total nr of items
- Set of rare antique Chinese bronze candelabra mandarin ducks 鸳鸯, Ming period
- Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Good condition, see description
- 31.5×10.5×17 cm