A Figure of a Bird in Polychrome Dutch Delftware
With a yellow head and breast with Iron-red- delineated plumage, a green back and blue crest. Perched on a `perforated rock´.
Models of birds of this kind were produced in quite large numbers by Chinese potters during the Kangxi-period. These bird found great appreciation among the Delft potters, who began to imitate them.
- Delft, The Netherlands
- Approximately 1770
- Marked in blue with " * " for `De Witte Starre´ (white star) factory´.
- 9.3 cm