• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 443

    A PAIR OF CRANES

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CRANES
    19TH CENTURY
    Each red-crested bird modeled perched among pierced rockwork sprigged with sacred fungus and pine, his feathers picked out in grey, black and bianco-sopra-bianco
    13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high, the slightly taller (2)


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    For similar pairs see Christie's, New York, 25 January 2000, lot 109 and D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 271, pl. 326 for an example from the Hodroff Collection, sold Christie's, New York, 23 January 2008, lot 427.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR