superb pair of late c19th chinese cantonese intricately carved nacre shells mounted on their original bespoke period carved hardwood stands

Superb pair of late C19th Chinese Cantonese intricately carved nacre shells mounted on their original bespoke period carved hardwood stands.


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

ML 1703

Description

Superb pair of late C19th Chinese Cantonese intricately carved nacre shells mounted on their original bespoke period carved hardwood stands.
Brilliantly carved 'mother of pearl ' or nacre sea-shells with continuous intricate richly detailed designs all over the interior nacre-shell lustre surfaces. The contrasting landscape scenes depicting fantastical Chinese life with mountains and pagodas , one with warriors at battle to the centre. One shell with a beautifully detailed carved fish to the edge.
Displayed upon their original detachable carved blackwood or hardwood stands, with flower-stem and peony flower-head decoration.
The quality of the workmanship being the finest of its type we have seen .
H (full) 13"
H (shell) 8"
D 3"
W 10.5"
China , Canton c.1890
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Internal Ref: ML 1703


Dimensions

Height = 33 cm (13")
Width = 26 cm (10")
Depth = 7 cm (3")



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