Winning Bid: $3,000
Pair Of Chinese Hardwood Lanterns With Original Glass And Case:
Two hardwood lanterns, each featuring its original four glass panes decorated with painted floral and foliage motifs. Wood below lantern panes and wood on platform base galleries are decorated with skirts featuring open-work bat and cloud designs; bases embellished with foo dogs seated on corner columns and open-work foliage between the feet. Each piece is finished with an open-work column at the center of its base supporting the lantern. Handled storage case with sliding door included. Dimensions are as follows:
Lanterns – H: 17.25-17.5″ W: 6.5″ L: 6.5″
Box – H: 21″ W: 7.75″ L: 14.75″
CIRCA: Early 20th Century, possibly older
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CONDITION: Small crack between two sections of one gallery side on base of one lantern. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email ([email protected]) or SMS(305)-332-9274. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.