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Very Rare Chinese Kangxi Blanc De Chine Porcelain Cockerel 1662-1722


£11,500 | $16,026 USD | €13,402 EUR
Item Number: SA715984
Date of manufacture: 17th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Xupes Limited
This antique has been viewed 27 times in the past month with the most views from France.


An extremely rare and finely made Chinese Kangxi porcelain blanc de chine figure of a cockerel. The cockerel stands on a shaped base with good feather detailing and stands crowing with its mouth open. There are few remnants of red on the base and this a copy of similar examples made in Japan. The cockerel is not marked.
Offered in excellent condition.
For a very similar Blanc de Chine model of a cockerel see : Blanc de Chine (P.J. Donnelly, Faber and Faber, 1969. ISBN 571-08078-2) plate 109 D. A enamelled 17th century Japanese version of this model is in Burghley House, published in `The Burghley Porcelains, An Exhibition from The Burghley House Collection and Based on the 1688 Inventory and 1690 Devonshire Schedule` (Japan Society, New York, 1986) pages 222 and 223, item 90, another even closer version is illustrated on page 225 and described on page 224, item 91.
Internal Ref: FM057


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 17th Century.


Height = 20.5 cm (8.1")
Width = 15.5 cm (6.1")
Depth = 7.5 cm (3.0")

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Xupes Limited
The Wheat Barn
Wickham Hall
Hadham Road
Bishops Stortford
CM23 1JG
United Kingdom

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