Description & Technical information

A fine pair of late 18th century Chinese export cloisonné incense burners in the shape of quails in bright colours mounted on 19th century ormolu bases terminating in scroll feet.
The quails: Chinese export, Qianlong period, circa 1770 The bases: English, circa 1880 

Date:  1770
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  China
Medium: Cloisonné enamel
Dimensions: 17.5 x 11.5 x 9.5 cm (6⁷/₈ x 4¹/₂ x 3³/₄ inches)
Categories: Furniture