Lot 12. A large pair of Chinese famille rose 'Parrot on a Perch' pear-shaped vases, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 5,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019
Decorated in bright enamels and gilt with a colourful parrot on a swing tethered next to a sprig of cherries, its perch suspended from a gilt ornament to the neck.
Note: This design is often attributed to Dutch artist, Cornelis Pronk (1691-1759). The 'Parrot on a Perch' decoration was also employed at Meissen.
Christie's. The Royal House of Savoy, London, 15 October 2019