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Eleven pairs of Chinese export coral porcelain birds, China, Qing dynasty
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 87,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
548
Eleven pairs of Chinese export coral porcelain birds, China, Qing dynasty
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 87,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Eleven pairs of Chinese export coral porcelain birds, China, Qing dynasty
comprising a pair of cranes, a pair of ostriches, three pairs of cockerels, a pair of parrots, a pair of pheasants, two pairs of birds all together with sixteen European rococo style giltwood stuck consoles d'appliques ; together with a pair of red enamel on sandstone model of a parrot, modern; together with a pair of red enamel on biscuit model of a bird, modern; together with four green enamelled pottery cache-pots and stands (restorations) ; together with a porcelain dove, Japan  
(accidents and restorations)
Quantity: 29
H. de 19,3 à 41 cm ; from 7 5/8 to 16 1/8 in.
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Provenance

Jean-Pierre Gros gallery, Paris (11 pair of coral porcelain birds).
Yves Saint-Laurent collection, hôtel Lutetia, Paris (dove) (by repute). 

Literature

R. Murphy, Les paradis secrets d'Yves Saint Laurent et de Pierre Bergé, Paris, 2009, p. 94 (a pair of modern birds, ill. p. 311).

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