Candle sticks
Product Id
BEJ-07280
Description
Pair of cloisonneware items. This shape of cloisonne is characteristic Qing Dynasty. Before the Qing Dyansty, cloisonne was only blue in colour; the yellow colour appeared in the middle of the Qing Dynasty some 250 years ago. This pair of cloisonne pieces was usually used as candle sticks by a royal family in the past.
Dimensions
H19 x diam14 cm
Origin
China Beijing
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