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Pair of Chinese export porcelain models of parrots decorated in translucent enamels from the famille verte (wucai) palette on the biscuit, Kangxi reign.


Stock Number: 3723

Pair of Chinese export porcelain models of parrots standing on a perforated splashed rock decorated in translucent enamels from the famille verte (wucai) palette on the biscuit, c. 1700, Kangxi reign, Qing dynasty, h. 16 cm, 6¼ in. 7.5086 / 7.13320


La Porcelaine de Chine, by O. du Sartel, Paris 1881, figs 63 and 64, p. 125 for similar models;

Christie’s Pictorial History of Chinese Ceramics, by A. du Boulay, p. 299, cat. 2 for a single figure.

Chinese Porcelain, by A. du Boulay, Hong Kong 1963, p. 76 for a similar pair;

• A Tale of Three Cities: Canton, Shanghai & Hong Kong, by D.S. Howard, 1997 London, p. 135, cat. 172 for two parrots decorated in turquoise and blue;

• Qing Porcelain: Famille Verte, Famille Rose, by M. Beurdeley and G. Raindre, London 1987, p. 81, cat. 109/110 for two turquoise figures of larger size;
• The Copeland Collection, Chinese and Japanese Ceramic Figures, by W.R. Sargent, Salem, MA 1991, pp. 92/93, cat. 38 for a similar pair;

• Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, by C.J.A. Jörg, London 1997, p. 193, cat. 218 for another two with different decoration;

Collection de Madame L. Wannieck, Paris sale catalogue 2/5 December 1960, plate IV, cat. 176 for a similar pair;

Collection de M, Fauchier-Magan, sale catalogue, Paris 1928, cat. 4 for a larger pair of parrots decorated in turquoise;

Collection F. Allard, Céramique de la Chine, sale catalogue, Paris 1925, cat. 307 for a smaller pair, cat. 297/310 for similar pairs and 295/299/306 for larger pairs;

• Collection Madame X, sale catalogue 9 December 1961, Paris, cat. 12 for a similar pair decorated in aubergine;

The Chinese Pavillon at Drottningholm, 1972 Malmö, p. 163 for a single figure;

China Rediscovered. The Benaki Museum Collection of Chinese Ceramics, by G. Manginis, London 2016, pp. 44/45, cat. 20 for a single similar figure with 23,6 cm, 9¼ in high;

• Chinese and Japanese Works of Art in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen, by J. Ayers, 2016 London, vol. 1, pp. 254/255 for two pairs with different decoration dated 1690-1710;

• Nellie Ionides Collection, Sotheby's sale catalogue, 2nd July 1963, cat. 267 for two similar parrots but with perforated bases.



•《中國瓷器》,作者O. du Sartel,1881年巴黎出版,見圖63和64,第125頁近似塑像;

•《佳士得中國陶瓷史畫報》,作者A. du Boulay,見299頁,編號2塑像一件;

•《中國瓷器》,作者A. du Boulay,1963年香港出版,見第76頁近似器一對;

•《三城記:廣東,上海和香港》,作者D.S. Howard,1997年倫敦出版,見第135頁,編號172 施松石綠及藍釉的鸚鵡塑像兩件;

•《清代瓷器:素三彩,粉彩》,作者M. Beurdeley 及 G. Raindre,1987年倫敦出版,見第81頁, 編號109-110尺寸較大的松石綠釉塑像兩件;
•《Copeland收藏中日陶瓷塑像》,作者W.R. Sargent,1991年馬瑟諸塞州塞勒姆市出版,見第92-93頁,編號38近似器物一對;

•《阿姆斯特丹國家博物館藏中國陶瓷》,作者C.J.A. Jörg,1997年倫敦出版,見第193頁, 編號218飾不同紋樣的近似器兩件;

•《L. Wannieck女士收藏》,1960年12月2-5日巴黎拍賣圖錄,見圖版4,編號176近似器一對;

•《M. Fauchier-Magan收藏》,1928年巴黎拍賣圖錄,見編號4尺寸較大,綠松石釉鸚鵡一對;

•《F. Allard收藏中國陶瓷》,1925年巴黎拍賣圖錄,見編號307較小的近似器一對,編號297-310近似器一對,編號295、299、306尺寸較大近似器;



•《重新發現中國,貝納基博物館藏中國陶瓷》,作者G. Manginis,2016年倫敦出版,見第44-45頁,編號20高23.6釐米,9¼英吋的單件近似塑像;

•《英女皇收藏中日工藝美術品》,作者J. Ayers,2016年倫敦出版,見卷一,第254-255頁1690-1710年,畫有不同紋飾的器物兩對;

• 參見1963年7月2日蘇富比拍賣品目錄Nellie Ionides收藏,兩個帶穿孔底座的類似鸚鵡塑像。