A cloisonné enamel figure of a magpie Qing Dynasty
Lot 425
A cloisonné enamel figure of a magpie Qing Dynasty
Sold for £5,250 (US$ 8,819) inc. premium
Lot Details
A cloisonné enamel figure of a magpie
Qing Dynasty
The long-tailed bird designed with open wings, perched on a fitted, hardwood stand carved as a rocky complex. 27cm (10 5/8in) long (2).

Footnotes

  • Cf. a similar figure of a magpie, said to be 17th century, illustrated in 'Chinese Art' by R.Soame Jenyns and William Watson, page 138 [plate 97].
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