• 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 168

    A GOLD-MOUNTED DOCCIA PORCELAIN CANE HANDLE

    POSSIBLY CIRCA 1780, THE GOLD RIBBED COLLAR WITH MAKER'S MARK STRUCK TWICE

    Price Realised  

    A GOLD-MOUNTED DOCCIA PORCELAIN CANE HANDLE
    Possibly circa 1780, the gold ribbed collar with maker's mark struck twice
    Tightly modeled with masks and faces enriched in bright colors and skin tones
    2 1/8 in. (5.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 2 July 1984, lot 107.