Pair of Large Bronze and Cloisonnﾎ Roosters, China, 19th/20th century, each with upturned head and open beak, standing on a rock base with a red sun with the character ri in the center, overall decoration, ht. 38 1/2 in.
Provenance: Purchased at Foochow Art Co., Hong Kong, May 1983.
Literature: For similar examples, see Christie's (Hong Kong), Sale 3433, Imperial Sale, June 3, 2015, Lot 3273; and Christie's (Paris), Sale 1209, Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Berge, February 23-25, 2009, Lot 674.
Minor separation at the metal foundation join at the back of each head.
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