31 March 2016,
Price realised USD 12,500
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE PORCELAIN NIGHT LIGHT
THE PORCELAIN PROBABLY KANGXI (1662-1722), THE MOUNTS OF A LATER DATE
Modeled as a helmeted cat with later glass-inset eyes, its biscuit-glazed fur picked out in green and black, seated atop a cushion on scrolling supports.
10 ½ in. (27 cm.) high
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Acquired from Frank Partridge and Sons, London, in 1976.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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