Lot 273. Four gold and polychrome enamelled parrots perched on a branch, North India, 19th century12.8cm. height; 6.1cm. diam. of base. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2016.

the four parrots with translucent emerald green bodies and red heads on a chased feather-like ground, with long tails, yellow beaks, gem-set eyes and details on the wings, each perched on a branch from a stylised tree emanating from a domed base decorated with floral enamel vines.

Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 19 Oct 2016, 11:30 AM