Chinese blanc de Chine model of a standing hawk on rockwork with detailed moulding to the feathers, covered in a white glaze.
4 5/8 inches, 11.8 cm high.
Kangxi, circa 1690.
Available on request.
Provenance & Additional Information
- Formerly in a West of England private collection.
- A larger hawk was included by Marchant in their exhibition of Blanc de Chine, 1985, no. 19, p. 15; a further example, from The Koger Collection, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, The State Art Museum of Florida, is illustrated by John Ayers in Blanc de Chine, Divine Images in Porcelain, no. 54, p. 103; another with a joss- stick holder in the British Museum is illustrated by P. J. Donnelly in Blanc de Chine, pl. 107B.