#8071 Ching Dynasty Chinese cinnabar lamp - For Sale

#8071 Ching Dynasty Chinese cinnabar lamp
Price: $3500.00
Ching Dynasty Chinese carved cinnabar beaker shaped vase, 2nd half of the 18th century. Converted to a lamp circa 1920 in such a way that the fittings can be removed completely. No holes were drilled. The vase's distinctive key patterns outlining the floral lozenges evolved from archaic pictographs representing clouds and thunder. For a related example, please see Chinese Art, by R. L. Hobson, MacMillan Co, 1927, plate XCVI (96). Note: Mr. Hobson was Keeper of the Department of Ceramics and Ethnography at the British Museum. Fine estate condition. Vase is 11.5" high x 9.5" across the top and 7" across the base. Height to finial is 25". Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply. *** If you wish to see examples of similar items we have sold and/or appraised please go to our affiliate site www.OneofaKindAntiques.com and click the Archives / Homepage logo ***

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