• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7830

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    21 January 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 69

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU, TOLE AND CHINESE TURQUOISE GLAZED PORCELAIN TWIN-LIGHT CANDELABRA

    THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS OF LOUIS XV STYLE, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU, TOLE AND CHINESE TURQUOISE GLAZED PORCELAIN TWIN-LIGHT CANDELABRA
    THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS OF LOUIS XV STYLE, 19TH CENTURY
    Each with a Buddhist lion facing to dester, within a pagoda-shaped surround, flanked by foliate-cast drip-pans and nozzles, above a trellis-decorated pierced scrolled base, the lions replaced
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high; 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) wide; 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    A private collection, Rue de la Faisanderie, Paris, until the late 1940's.
    Thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 69-70)