This pair of Chelsea gold anchor candlesticks is estimated at $800-1200 at Stair Galleries’ auction on April 27-28.

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This pair of Chelsea gold anchor candlesticks, modelled with a tiger and leopard after Aesop’s fable, against a bocage background, are part of a group of English porcelain figures from the estate of William Kelly Simpson.

The 12in (30cm) high figures, with earlier provenance to Arthur S Vernay Inc of New York and the estate of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, have some restoration and are estimated at $800-1200.