A PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT 'FAMILLE ROSE' MODELS OF COCKERELS, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Each modelled standing on pierced rocky bases, their plumage richly coloured in famille-rose enamels, their combs cold painted in red.
|Year||Circa 1736 - 1795|
|Provenance||The J.E. Sowell Collection|
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.|