• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 3017

    European Noble and Private Collections

    11 - 13 December 2012, Amsterdam

  • Lot 550

    A pair of Chinese Canton famille rose 'elephant' candle-holders

    CIRCA 1830-40

    Price Realised  

    A pair of Chinese Canton famille rose 'elephant' candle-holders
    Circa 1830-40
    Modelled looking to the left and right, each caparisoned with elaborate gold-ground floral saddle-cloths and supporting gu-shaped beakers on their saddles, the bodies iron-red heightened with gilt
    21.3 cm. high (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IBERIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 339-349, 521, 550, 555, 563, 566)