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    Sale 2261

    The Hodroff Collection, Part III

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE CANDLESTICK

    CIRCA 1780-1800

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    Estimate

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE CANDLESTICK
    CIRCA 1780-1800
    The knopped stem decorated with blue and white flower sprigs and cell patterns and enriched with further famille rose flowers and gilt spearhead, all supported by two spotted hounds, on a conforming rectangular base
    7 in. (17.7 cm.) high


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    For a nearly identical example of this very rare and charming form see the pair now in the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, and illustrated by W.R. Sargent, op. cit., pp. 232-3. Also compare the pair from the Garbisch collection, sold Sotheby's, Pokety Farms, 22 May 1980, lot 433.

    Exhibited

    Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1997.