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Lot 1080: (3) Chinese blanc de chine elephant joss holders
November 3, 2016
Boonton, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: 19th/20th c., incl. (1) pair, largest: 5.5"h x 3"w x 6"d, smallest: 5.5"h x 2"w x 3"d
Condition Report: Good/fair, larger example with some small flakes, pair with restorations, significant losses
Provenance: The Estate of Gilbert Ireland, NY - Gilbert Ireland served as the display director at Bergdorf Goodman for over 40 years, where his visual artistry led their iconic window designs. Ireland's exceptional aesthetic manifests in his collection of Asian decorative arts, garnered over several decades with partner Robert Galston. For more information, please visit http://www.nytimes.com/1984/11/19/nyregion/extras-at-the-opera-a-silent-but-dedicated-corps.html