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Large Chinese Lacquered and Gilt Wooden Model of a Pagoda or Pavilion

$4,200

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A large two-tiered hexagonal Chinese architectural model of a pagoda or pavilion, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century. The bottom tier with columns surrounded by writhing dragons that have been carved separately, and can rotate on the column. Scenes of scholars in garden settings are carved into panels along the middle section. The top tier with nice fretwork surrounding the columns, all diner a hip and gabled roof. The structure lacquered in a nice deep red, with the cravings highlighted in gilt. The color scheme and workmanship typical of Southern China, pointing to a Fujianese origin.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 53.5 in. (135.89 cm)Diameter: 26 in. (66.04 cm)
  • Style
    Qing (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-CarvedElm,Gilt,Lacquered
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Repaired: The roof with possible repairs. One apron section reattached. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. Minor fading. In overall good condition, structurally sound. The roof with a possible repairs. The black paint/lacquer on the roof somewhat faded. One part of the apron at the base of the pagoda reattached.
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU89478274523

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Austin, TX
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Austin, TX

Founded in 2001, Lotus Gallery offers a carefully curated selection of furniture, jewelry, sculpture and works of art spanning millennia, continents and cultures. Although it seeks out beauty in all its forms, they specialize in Asian antiquities, especially Chinese pieces from the Han and Tang dynasties and chinoiserie. Based in Austi...

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