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A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN 'ROUGE DE FER' FIGURES OF SEATED SPOTTED HOUNDS, CIRCA 1770

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Facing left and right, each individually modelled with iron-red fur and blackened spots, wearing gilt-bells suspended from yellow enamel collars
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Year Circa 1750
Provenance A private American collection
Literature For a similar pair of dogs, see Mandarin and Menagerie, Chinese and Japanese Export Ceramic Figures, Vol. I. The James E. Sowell Collection, Cohen & Cohen, Reigate, 2008, cat no. 11.3, page 163, where the authors recount 'This is the earliest model of the
Condition Minor restoration to extremities, legs restored