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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 424

    A PAIR OF ELEPHANT CANDLEHOLDERS

    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ELEPHANT CANDLEHOLDERS
    FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each modelled standing, its iron-red body detailed with gilt markings, an elaborate gilt-ground saddlecloth decorated with colorful flowers on its back, the candle nozzle formed as a vase atop the saddle
    9 in. (22.8 cm.) high, the slightly larger (2)


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    Compare the similar elephant illustrated by E. Gordon, op. cit., no. 87.

    Provenance

    with The Panacea Society