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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1226

    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE AND PURPLE-GLAZED PORCELAIN CANDELABRA

    THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1780

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    A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE AND PURPLE-GLAZED PORCELAIN CANDELABRA
    THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1780
    Each modeled as a Buddhist lion with a cub or brocade ball at its feet, with two foliate candle branches atop its back, on a stiff-leaf cast plinth
    10 ¾ in. (27 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Frank Partridge and Sons, London and New York, in 1976.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.