A PAIR OF BOW FINCHES

A PAIR OF BOW FINCHES

Circa 1753
11.5 and 11.3 cm high

 

 

Perched on irregular stumps looking to the left and right.  One with beak open in song.

Exhibited:
‘Early English White Sculptural Porcelain’, The Paul and Bunny Davies Collection, E & H Manners, 2020, no. 15

References:
Rosalie Wise Sharp, China to Light Up a House, Volume 1, (Canada 2015) p. 34, no. 136

Condition:
The lower part of open beak restored, one tail restuck

Price: £4,500