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A FINE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE HAWKS
A FINE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE HAWKS

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A FINE PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE HAWKS
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Perched on rockwork with their heads turned to the left and right, the plumage in iron-red and sepia, the wings folded on the back and colourfully enamelled with naturalistic feathery details, restored
10 in. (25.6 cm.) high (2)

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A comparable but more naturalistically enamelled pair of hawks is in the Franks Collection, no.F.312, included in the 1994 exhibition at the National Museum of History, Taibei, Ancient Chinese Trade Ceramics from the British Museum, London, Catalogue no.88, pp.202-203.
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