A pair of Chinese famille rose ‘cockerels’ tea bowls and saucers. Yongzheng
Of circular form with deep straight sides, and decorated with a central cockerel, and radiating fan-like designs in gold and rose diaper with famille rose flowers on the rim on a gilt background.
- Period :
- Yongzheng (1723-1735)
- 4.33 in. (11 cm / saucer)
- Reference :
E. Blourdier, 13 rue d’Artois, Paris (label on one)
An identical tea bowl was published by David Howard in The Choice of the private Trader – The private Market in Chinese Export Porcelain illustrated from the Hodroff Collection, 1994, p. 175, no. 197.
This model is also published by Howard and Ayers in China for the West, T. I, p. 164.