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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 427

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE CRANES

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE CRANES
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each modelled standing alert, her feathers picked out in black and bianco-sopra-bianco, perched atop sacred fungus growing from a pierced rockwork base molded with pine-branches
    15½ in. (39.3 cm.) high, the slightly larger (2)


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    D.S. Howard notes that this pair is unusually large for the time period.

    Literature

    D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 271, pl. 326