PAIR OF CHINESE CLOISONNE ELEPHANTS
Standing on lotus-form gilt bronze plinths with pierced galleries, featuring intricate enamel and beadwork, removable vases mounted as howdah/castles, China; Each, including plinths: 26" x 16" x 12"
Sale Price: $11,250
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Pitting in enamel, especially on vase tops. Characters inset along border of fence. Elephants not secured to base. Some areas have been inhanced, rubbing to gilding with some verdigris buildup, some elements slightly bent, old marks and scratches throughout.