Lot 728
Pair of Temple Floor Lanterns
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Qianlong period, black and red lacquered and painted wood standard, turned shaft with carved and pierced arm, floral pattern, base composed of tabouret, jardiniere, statuette of unicorn, on two-tiered platform with pierced galleries, splayed feet; concentric melted horn shades painted floral medallion pattern, red and black lacquered circular shade top and base, pierced leaf and fret pattern.

89 in.; 20 in. diameter; base:18 x 15 in

The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Penn, Reidsville, NC

One shade with multiple fractures and minor loss; crack at both top arms; both bases with paint and lacquer loss; second shade with hairline cracks; later electrification.

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