A pair of Chinese porcelain famille verte biscuit parrots, each perched on a pierced rockwork base, moulded with a prunus tree, glazed in green, aubergine, lime green, white and yellow, the unglazed beaks and claws with traces of original red pigment.

8 inches, 20.3 cm high.

Kangxi, 1662-1722.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • From an important English private collection, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, included in the 1960’s inventory by repute.


One with tail cracked, one with minute biscuit flake to the foot rim.