Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Animalier Candlesticks
Each modeled with an opposing recumbent goat on a mound base before a flower tree-stump, the candle nozzle as a tulip blossom issuing from overlapping everted leaves forming the drip-pan, the nozzles enriched in gilt. Height 8 1/2 inches (21.6 cm).
With Steppe Hill Farm Antiques, Kent, December 1996.
Reference, the 'Last Sale Catalogue of the Chelsea China of Mr N Sprimont, 1770, First Day's Sale, Wednesday February 14th, lot 15, 'A pair of candlesticks with goats.
For another example of this rare model see Albert Amor, Chelsea Porcelain A Private Collection, Part I Birds and Beasts, an exhibition catalogue, London, Monday 18th June - Monday 16th July 2018, no. 33.
C Property of a Private Collector
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