• A Marriage of Collections: The auction at Christies

    Sale 2398

    A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

    21 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 164

    TWO GERMAN PORCELAIN CANE HANDLES

    THE FIRST MID 18TH CENTURY MEISSEN, THE SECOND LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LIKELY DRESDEN

    Price Realised  

    TWO GERMAN PORCELAIN CANE HANDLES
    THE FIRST MID 18TH CENTURY MEISSEN, THE SECOND LATE 19TH CENTURY AND LIKELY DRESDEN
    The first of crook form, modeled as the head of a bearded satyr, a typical harbor scene above his forehead; the second as a male head in a stocking cap extending backward to form the handle
    3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long, the second (2)


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    Provenance

    The Tim Clarke Collection, England, 1984 (the first).