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A famille rose hawk, 18th centuryEstimate $15,000 – $25,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015

The bird perched on shaded blue rockwork base, its plumage in shades of brown and gray; 10 1/3 in. (26 cm.) high

The James E. Sowell Collection

Literatureop. cit., p. 270, no. 19.2

Notes: A pair probably from the same molds but with yellow eyebrows is illustrated in William R. Sargent, The Copeland Collection, Peabody Museum of Salem, 1991, p. 170, no. 79.

Christie’s. MANDARIN & MENAGERIE: THE SOWELL COLLECTION AND CHINESE EXPORT ART FROM VARIOUS OWNERS, 26 January 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

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