21 April 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A FRENCH PORCELAIN CANE HANDLE
CIRCA 1740, MENNECY OR DUC DE VILLEROY
Modeled as the head of a bearded man, his hat as a scroll painted with flowers in the Kakiemon palette and style
2 5/8 in. (6.8 cm.) high; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) long
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