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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 72

    A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE GLAZED STONEWARE ELEPHANTS ON STANDS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY, GUANGDONG WARE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF LARGE CHINESE GLAZED STONEWARE ELEPHANTS ON STANDS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY, GUANGDONG WARE
    The elephants well modelled looking sharply to the left and right, on detachable rectangular stands moulded with floral panels
    23 ¼ in. (59 cm.) high overall, elephants 19 ¾ in. (50 cm.) wide


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    The private collection of Pietro Accorsi (1891 - 1982) is now housed in the Fondazione Accorsi in Turin. Compare the very similar models of elephants, but without stands, sold in Christie's New York, 14 October 1999, lot 13.

    Provenance

    With Pietro Accorsi, Turin


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN