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Chinese Cloisonné Model of a Parrot

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China Anonymous, Chinese
Chinese Cloisonné Model of a Parrot, 20th c.
Enamel on Brass
10 in. x 4 in. x 4 in. (25.4 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.16 cm)

Object Type: Cloisonné
Technique: Cloisonné
Creation Place: Asia, China
Credit Line: Gift of Douglas and Pamela Routh
Accession Number: 2002.9.93

There is a Chinese inscription carved into the metal on the base, and three labels on the base. The labels read: "15", "M/16", and "KK/FF2/9-66."

Green toned, cobalt, yellow and mauve enamels on hollow cast brass.

Object Description
Hollow cast model of a green enamel cloisonée parrot, perched upon (cast into) a rock, of cobalt, green, yellow and white. The parrot has a stripe of yellow, lighter green and pink on it's belly, and yellow and turquoise highlights on it's back feathers.

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