16 September 2015
A PAIR OF EXPORT RECUMBENT OXEN
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
Each horned animal is modeled laying down with its tail curled around its back haunch. Its fur is picked out in shades of brown, its snout in peach and the eyes are lined with green.
10 ½ in. (26.5 cm.) long
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, pp. 182-3, 12.4.
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