Offered by: Mayfair Gallery
39 South Audley Street London W1K 2PP , England Call Seller 44.207.491.3435


Qing dynasty antique Chinese red coral specimen

$ 9,500
  • Description
    Qing dynasty antique Chinese red coral specimen
    Chinese, Early 20th Century
    Height 49cm, width 29cm, depth 5cm
    This red coral specimen, with flowing lines and organic form, is a beautiful example of how the work of nature can be, and has been, celebrated as art. The coral has been mounted on a wooden base towards the end of the Qing dynasty in the early 20th Century, and is part of an ancient Chinese tradition of collecting coral, which was highly coveted for the preciousness of the material and its fine, red colour.
  • More Information
    Origin: China
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: Coral, wood.
    Creation Date: Early 20th Century
    Styles / Movements: Asian, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 15340
    Incollect Reference #: 734817
  • Dimensions
    W. 11.42 in; H. 19.29 in; D. 1.97 in;
    W. 29 cm; H. 49 cm; D. 5 cm;
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Mayfair Gallery is a leading gallery in the field of art and antiques, holding a large collection of unique pieces for sale. The breadth of the gallery’s collection is wide, and includes items from a range of periods, styles and geographical origins, as well as works by famous artists and craftsmen. The main focus of the gallery’s collection is, however, on items produced during the 19th and early 20th century.

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