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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.

Country:
China
Period :
Kangxi (1662-1722), ca. 1680-1720
Material:
Porcelain
Dimension:
5.90 in. (15 cm)
Reference :
C294
Price:
upon request
Status:
sold

Related works

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,

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