The plumage in red, purple, blue, with blue-green head, and yellow beak, the stand richly encrusted with flowering branches in colors
base with R mark in purple, modelled by J. W. Lanz
By 1930, Calvet collection [see note 1]. November 24-25, 1930, Calvet sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, lot 221. René Eugene Fribourg (b. 1880 - d. 1963), New York; October 16, 1963, posthumous Fribourg sale, Sotheby & Co., London, lot 383. The Antique Porcelain Company, New York. By 1993, Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006) NOTES:  Possibly the collection of Esprit Calvet (b. 1728 - d. 1810), who collected antiques and "chinoiseries" among others and whose collection became the foundation for the Musee Calvet in Avignon, France.
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger