16 September 2015
A LARGE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE HAWK
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The majestic raptor is perched on colorful rockwork with one yellow talon raised. With his head turned to the right he stares into the distance as if he has spotted prey.
15 in. (38.1 cm.) high
With Cohen & Cohen, London.
The James E. Sowell Collection, Dallas, Texas.
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Michael Cohen and William Motley, Mandarin and Menagerie: Chinese and Japanese Export Ceramic Figures, Reigate, 2008, p. 271, 19.3.
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