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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 294

    A FAMILLE VERTE HORSE AND GROOM

    CIRCA 1720-30

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE VERTE HORSE AND GROOM
    CIRCA 1720-30
    Both modelled standing on a rectangular plinth, the caparisoned horse with tied bags and stylized peach spray attached to its saddle
    6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) wide, overall


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    For a nearly identical example with the man wearing black trousers, see R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics, The Anthony de Rothschild Collection, London, 1996, vol.II, p. 474-475, nr. 286. For other groups with horses and figures, see Ausstellung Chinesischer Künst, Gesellshaft für Ostasiatische Künst und Preussische Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1929, cat. nos. 949, 1027, 1029, from the Glogowski and Goldschmidt collections. A figure group of this type but mounted with a lacquer bowl is illustrated in D.F. Lunsingh Scheurleer, Chinesisches und Japanisches Porzellan in Europäischen Fassungen, Brunswick, 1980, pl. 358. Also compare anon. sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 3 May 2005, lot 249.