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Chinese export porcelain models of roosters decorated in iron-red in famille rose (fencai) palette enamels, Qianlong reign.

Stock Number: 3665

Very fine pair of small Chinese export porcelain models of roosters standing on a rock decorated in iron-red and the base with green, black and blue splashed enamels from the famille rose (fencai) palette enamels, c. 1790, Qianlong reign, Qing dynasty, 18 cm, 7 in. 7.9179/7-16346


• A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong, by D.S. Howard, 1997 London, p. 140, cat. 179 for another pair;

Christie’s Pictorial History of Chinese Ceramics, by A. du Boulay, p. 301 for a larger pair decorated in enamels;

• Ancient Chinese Trade Porcelain from The British Museum, London, by R. Krahl and J. Harrison, Taipei1994, pp. 200/201 for a larger and earlier pair of roosters;

• Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, by R.L. Hobson, New York and London 1915, plate 112, fig. 3 for a single rooster of larger size at the British Museum.



• 《三城記:廣州,上海及香港》,作者D.S. Howard,1997年倫敦出版,參見第140頁編號179一 對立像;

• 《佳士得中國陶瓷史畫報》,作者A.du Boulay,參見第301頁一對尺寸較大的塑像;

• 《倫敦大英博物館藏古老中國貿易瓷》,倫敦出版,作者R. Krahl及J. Harrison,1994年台北出版, 參見第200-201頁一對較大的公雞塑像;

• 《中國陶瓷》,作者R.L. Hobson,1915年紐約及倫敦出版,參見圖版112圖3藏於大英博物館尺寸 較大的公雞塑像一件。