Chinese vestige used as TABLE LAMP for 50 years fetches £581000 during auction
November 24, 2016 - table lamp
“The square dates to a Daoguang period, a early partial of a 19th century. It offers a glance into a luxury of a Daoguang court, where wardrobe was used to symbolize arrange and status.
“The form of shawl we wore was really critical and, when not in use, these pleasing and elaborate accessories were displayed on formally musical stands.
“The yellow and immature shawl mount is flashy with 9 dragons, that symbolised boundless power. This shawl mount was done for someone really important, substantially a Daoguang emporer himself.