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    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 413

    A PAIR OF MONKEYS WITH VASES

    QIANLONG PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MONKEYS WITH VASES
    QIANLONG PERIOD
    The bright-eyed animals in tones of sepia, turned to us and grasping famille rose baluster vases, on a rocky base splashed in shades of pink and purple
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high (2)


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    A very similar single monkey in the Mottahedeh Collection was illustrated by Howard and Ayers, op. cit., p. 594, and sold Sotheby's New York 19 October 2000. Two other singles from the Copeland Collection are illustrated by W.R. Sargent, op. cit., p. 176-6, who cites a further single from the Ionides Collection; a pair from the Garbisch Collection was sold by Sotheby's at Pokety Farms, 22 May 1980, lot 277.

    Provenance

    with Cohen & Cohen, London