A pair of gilt-bronze mounted blanc de Chine porcelain Fô dogs candlesticks, the porcelain 18th century, the mounts probably German, mid-18th century
each with one gilt-bronze oak branch candlebranch, the bases with turtles, lobsters, scrolling foliage and flowers
Haut. 18 cm., larg. 13,5 cm., prof. 12,5 cm. ; Height 7 in., width 5¼ in., depth 4¾ in.
F. J. B. Watson, "The Paris collections of Madame B.", in The Connoisseur. An illustrated magazine for Collectors, London, vol. 155, January-April 1964, p. 6, fig. 5 and p. 77, fig. 7 (ill.)