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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE AND PURPLE-GLAZED PORCELAIN CANDELABRA
A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE AND PURPLE-GLAZED PORCELAIN CANDELABRA

THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1780

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE TURQUOISE AND PURPLE-GLAZED PORCELAIN CANDELABRA
THE PORCELAIN KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS CIRCA 1780
Each modeled as a Buddhist lion with a cub or brocade ball at its feet, with two foliate candle branches atop its back, on a stiff-leaf cast plinth
10 ¾ in. (27 cm.) high
Provenance
Acquired from Frank Partridge and Sons, London and New York, in 1976.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.

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