16 September 2015
A PAIR OF EXPORT SEATED PUPPIES
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The dogs sit in mirror image, each with his tail curled around his haunches and his mouth open displaying an articulated tongue.
6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.)
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. 173, 11.12.
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