15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT FIGURES OF PARROTS
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Each is modeled in the form of a parrot standing on a sancai-splashed pierced rock formation. The beak, talons, collar and eyes are picked out with red pigment and gilding.
8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high, box
Morgan Collection, no. E21-22 (according to label).
Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1972.
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