A Chinese famille rose ‘Parrot on a perch” vase after a design of Pronk. Qianlong period.
The design sometimes attributed to Cornelis Pronk and also made at Meissen, painted on both sides with a richly coloured parrot holding a sprig of cherry in its talons as he stands chained to his perch, suspended from a melon-form ornament at the neck, within blue band borders.
- Period :
- Qianlong (1736-1795), circa 1740
- 11.02 in. (28,5 cm)
- Reference :
For an identical vase, see Sotheby’s London, Chinese Export Porcelain and works of art, 10 may 1994, lot 147.