A Chinese Dehua Blanc-de-Chine model of a cockerel. Kangxi period
The bird crowing with wings folded, his tongues visible inside his open beak, his plumage picked out in incised detail, supported on triangular rockwork base.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722), ca. 1680-1720
- 5.90 in. (15 cm)
- Reference :
- upon request
For a very similar cockerel see P.J. Donnelly, Blanc de Chine, Faber and Faber, 1969, pl. 109 D.
A enamelled 17th century Japanese version of this model is in Burghley House, published in `The Burghley Porcelains, An Exhibition from The Burghley House Collection and Based on the 1688 Inventory and 1690 Devonshire Schedule` (Japan Society, New York, 1986) p. 222/223, no. 90,