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A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE 'COCKEREL' WINE POT AND COVER
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A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE 'COCKEREL' WINE POT AND COVER

QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1740

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A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE 'COCKEREL' WINE POT AND COVER
QIANLONG PERIOD, CIRCA 1740
The fowl with richly enameled pink body, his wings picked out in bright colors and his tail extending to form a loop handle, the cover with chick finial
7 ½ in. (19 cm.) wide
Provenance
Lady Ashburton Sale; Christie’s, London, 22 June 1950.
With J. Rochelle Thomas, London.
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Compare also a pot of exactly this model from the Sowell Collection, sold Christie's New York, 26 January 2015, lot 18.

A related cockerel wine pot and cover can be found in the Peabody Museum of Salem, illustrated by W. Sargent, The Copeland Collection, 1991, no.75, p. 162 and 163

Another comparable ewer is in the Royal Museums of Art and History in Brussels, exhibited Chinese Export Porcelain, 1989/90, no.25.

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