• A Marriage of Collections: The auction at Christies

    Sale 2398

    A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

    21 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 167

    A FRENCH PORCELAIN CANE HANDLE

    CIRCA 1740, MENNECY OR DUC DE VILLEROY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    The Elizabeth Parke Firestone Collection; Christie's, New York, 21 March 1991, lot 379.


    Literature

    Dike and Bezzaz, La Canne Object d'Art, p. 24, plate 10.