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    Sale 1958

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

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 412

    TWO SEATED HOUNDS

    QIANLONG PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    TWO SEATED HOUNDS
    QIANLONG PERIOD
    Each modelled seated with head turned and mouth open, its tail curled by its back right leg, a green collar suspending a gilt bell around its neck, one puppy showing a fine set of teeth
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high (2)


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    For other examples of these sleek, greyhound-like dogs, see Howard and Ayers, op. cit., p. 596, pl. 620 for an example in the Mottahedeh Collection; and W.R. Sargent, op. cit., pp. 138-9, pl. 63 for an example in the Copeland Collection.