March 28, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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Chinese Export Porcelain Cat Nightlight

possibly Qing dynasty, black and white decorated cat, with hatch mark fur markings and black patches, defined teeth and tongue, in recumbent position with tail curled around haunches, openings to mouth, eyes, ears, and back, mounted on gilt bronze rocaille base, possibly Louis XV period, each 5-1/2 in.

Provenance:Private Collection, Charlotte, North Carolina

Condition:

attached to bronze base, repairs and retouch to entire face and large black patch on neck, some losses to teeth and tongue, other scattered chips, hairlines, and abrasions consistent with age and use; gilt bronze bases with minor losses to gilt, some patination, casting flaws, minor abrasions

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$9,450
03/28/2020

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