Description & Technical information

Polychrome decorated Chinese nodding figures with mounted lamps are rare. David Styles had a virtually identical pair of figures in his celebrated collection at Wateringbury, Kent, which was dispersed in 1978.
Note: The figures retain the original painted decoration, the glass shades are replacements.

Date:  1815
Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  England
Medium: polychrome
Dimensions: 74.5 x 25.5 x 30.5 cm (29³/₈ x 10 x 12 inches)
Provenance: Mrs. Dolly Mann, London, England.
Private collection, Sussex, England.
Categories: Furniture