Paul Ducuing, S. M. KHAI DINH, EMPEREUR D' ANNAM
signed P. DUCUING and with the CIRE PERDUE/F. BARBEDIENNE/PARIS foundry stamp. height 30 1/2 in. 77.5 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD
NOTE: Emperor Khai Dinh (1885-1925) was the 12th Emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty in Vietnam. His name at birth was Prince Nguyen Buu Dao and was the son of the Emperor Dong Khanh.
Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver and Works of Art. 14 Apr. New York. photo courtesy Sotheby's