April 28, 2019 11:00 AM EDT Hudson - Warren St.


Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Fable Candlesticks

Each with gold anchor mark and three paper numbered stickers. Modeled after Aesop's fables of the Tiger and the Leopard.

12 x 8 1/4 in. and 12 x 8 in.

Provenance:Arthur S. Vernay, Inc., New York, 1933; Estate of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, 1958.


The tiger with restored nozzle and drip pan, arrow feathers and forelegs of fox. Some chips and losses to leaf and petal tips, some pigment flaking.

The Leopard group with some chips and losses to petal and leaf tips and one foreleg of fox broken off.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Property from the Estate of William Kelly Simpson
Hammer Price


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