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    Sale 2130

    Chinese Export Porcelain

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 115

    THREE PAIRS OF ANIMALS FROM THE "DIANA CARGO"

    CIRCA 1815

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE PAIRS OF ANIMALS FROM THE "DIANA CARGO"
    CIRCA 1815
    Parrots with incised feathers, roosters and spotted hounds, all in a simple glazed ware
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) high, the roosters (6)


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    Salvaged and sold at Christie's, Amsterdam 6-7 March 1995, the Diana was a country ship licensed by the British East India Co. to trade between India and Canton. On its bill of lading these figures were called "toys".