A large Famille Rose pheasant, 18th century. Estimate $20,000 – $30,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015
With iron-red body and crest, pink nape detailed in black, polychrome wings and tail, and yellow legs on a pierced rockwork base enameled in brown and green; on a French ormolu base; 16 ½ in. (42 cm.) high, overall
Literature: op. cit., p. 239, no. 16.13.
Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza