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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 367

    A REGENCE ORMOLU AND CHINESE PORCELAIN ENCRIER

    THE PORCELAIN KANGXI, THE ORMOLU CIRCA 1715-20

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCE ORMOLU AND CHINESE PORCELAIN ENCRIER
    THE PORCELAIN KANGXI, THE ORMOLU CIRCA 1715-20
    Of rectangular spreading form, the body cast with masks flanked by dancing term figures, the angles with winged putti, all against a pounced ground with strapwork and cartouches, fitted with a liner with compartments for writing utensils, and porcelain-lidded compartments for ink and sand with pierced removeable fitments, flanking a central sponge compartment, on scrolled feet, inscribed in paint 'DW/1562' to the underside
    3¼ in. (8 cm.) high, 12 in. (30.25 cm.) wide, 8½ in. (21.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    David-Weill Collection.