Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1837 VR item #1292351 (stock #FIG88)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: A captivating pair of lacquered figural candle pricks, each in the form of a smiling attendant with hand on hip, wearing a banded hat and holding aloft a candle dish. The figures themselves are hand crafted of solid brown lacquer around a wire frame, while the flared bases are wood blocks covered in brown lacquer. This unusual, rare pair date from approximately 1750 – 1850, and are in remarkable condition with the expected age wear to the lacquered surface...