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A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT 'FAMILLE ROSE' MODELS OF COCKERELS, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

£ 52,000

Reference
1542
£52,000
Each modelled standing on pierced rocky bases, their plumage richly coloured in famille-rose enamels, their combs cold painted in red.
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Year Circa 1736 - 1795
Provenance The J.E. Sowell Collection
Literature Mandarin and Menagerie, Chinese and Japanese Export Ceramic Figures, Vol. I. Cohen & Cohen, Reigate, 2008, page. 228. Cat. No. 16.4.

The figure may represent the red jungle fowl (Gallus Gallus) of southern China, which in appearance is much l
Exhibition Other similar pairs may be found in the Gubbay Collection, Clandon Park, Surrey. Also in The Copeland Collection, Chinese and Japanese Ceramic Figures, The Peabody Museum of Salem, 1991, p.144. pl.66.