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PAIR OF DEHUA ROOSTERS
DESCRIPTION BELOW

CATALOGUE NUMBERS 1398 & 1399

PAIR OF DEHUA ROOSTERS​

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Height: 7 inches

 

PROVENANCE
  • Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 2005

  • Private Collection, United States

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

Pair of dehua porcelain roosters, posed standing upon a rocky base with head held up toward the viewer. Finely detailed with incised designs in imitation of feathers; the beaks, held slightly agape with tongue visible. Glazed overall in a fine opaque glaze displaying the fine whiteness of the blanc de chine paste.

 
SIMILAR EXAMPLES

Found in museums and private collections including Groniger Museum, the British Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and Burghley House.