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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 415

    A GREY PUPPY

    CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    A GREY PUPPY
    CIRCA 1760
    Modelled seated, its fur picked out in grey, its mouth slightly open showing two teeth and its tongue, a bell hanging from an iron-red collar about its neck
    6¾ in. (17 cm.) high


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    Pugs were perhaps first among the many breeds brought from China to the Western world, and were modelled in porcelain both with ears cropped and ears natural, as in the present pair.