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


Chinese Export Porcelain Cat Nightlight

possibly Qing dynasty, turquoise blue glazed cat with drippy cobalt blue patches, defined teeth and tongue, in recumbent position with tail curled around haunches, openings to mouth, eyes, ears, and back, with early pillow form gilt bronze base, 5-1/4 in.

Provenance:Private Collection, Charlotte, North Carolina


chips and retouch to ears, some glaze loss to tip of nose, repaired crack starting at top opening and following curvature of tail, 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
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