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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 66

    A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE 'LADY' CANDLE-HOLDERS

    QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE 'LADY' CANDLE-HOLDERS
    QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1760
    Each modelled holding vases in their opposite hands, wearing floral robes over pleated blue skirts, tied at the waist with a finely-decorated floral outer garment
    16 ½ in. (42 cm.) high


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    An almost identical pair of lady candleholders from the collection of the late Sandra Mann was sold in Christie's New York, 26 January 2006, lot 40; and another similar pair, with differently enamelled robes, from the Sowell Collection, was sold in the same sale room, 26 January 2015, lot 25.

    Provenance

    Baronne Pangaert d'Opdorp, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR