09 janvier 2011

A pair of Blanc de Chine elephant candleholders, 17th-18th century

A pair of Blanc de Chine elephant candleholders, 17th-18th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Wearing saddle blankets decorated with molded lion masks suspending tassels, removable candleholders and fitted wood bases; 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.), the porcelain (6) - Estimate $4,000 - $6,000 Christie's.  Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com