Sold for £900
The bird to the left has damage to the enamel at its chest and tip of wings. The other has very minor chips to the top of its right leg and tail section.
see added images.
PAIR OF LATE 19TH CENTURY CHINESE CLOISONNÉ INCENSE BURNERS,
each modelled in the form of a quail, with coloured plumage on a white ground, 13.5cm high
Provenance: The William Mowat-Thomson Collection
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