• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 15

    TWO DOCCIA WHITE MODELS OF LIONS

    CIRCA 1750

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    TWO DOCCIA WHITE MODELS OF LIONS
    CIRCA 1750
    Naturalistically modelled seated on their haunches with their forelegs outstretched and their heads raised, both with long curly manes and clenched teeth (each with a minute chip to one hind paw)
    4 in. (10 cm.) long (2)


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    Cf. the example sold in these Rooms on 15 October 1990, lot 57.

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