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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 414

    A FAMILLE ROSE PHEASANT

    QIANLONG PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A FAMILLE ROSE PHEASANT
    QIANLONG PERIOD
    Modelled standing alert, its feathers picked out in bright shades of blue, orange, yellow, green and purple, on a rocky mound base
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high


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    Compare Howard and Ayers, op. cit., pp. 588-9, pl. 613 for a very similar pair also with blue painted bases.

    Provenance

    The Collection of Lady Sarah Churchill, Christie's, New York, 23 September 1988, lot 478


    Literature

    D.S. Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 266-7, pl. 320