7 May 2009
A PAIR OF FRENCH PORCELAIN MODELS OF ELEPHANTS
LATE 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SAMSON
11 in. (27.9 cm.) wide (2)
Almost certainly a wedding present to Lady Rachael Charlotte Wyndham-Quin (1872-1901) on the occasion of her marriage to Desmond FitzGerald, 27th Knight on 28 October 1897 and thence by descent.
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