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    Sale 1957

    Chinese Export Art

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 142

    A LARGE COURT LADY CANDLEHOLDER

    QIANLONG PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE COURT LADY CANDLEHOLDER
    QIANLONG PERIOD
    The sweetly smiling lady holding in her arms a lobed beaker vase to take the candle, her hair in an elaborate topknot with floral ornament in front, wearing white floral-decorated robes over a blue pleated skirt and around her waist a pink diaper-trellis patterned apron enameled with rose sprays
    16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm.) high


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    A very similar pair from the collection of the late Sandra Mann of Canada was sold Christie's New York, 26 January 2006.