phoenix or ho-ho bird figures
phoenix or ho-ho bird figures
 
phoenix or ho-ho bird figures
 
phoenix or ho-ho bird figures
 

8. Chinese Porcelain Phoenix or Ho-Ho Bird Figures


'Early 20th Century'

A pair of chinese glazed porcelain turquoise pheonix or Ho-Ho bird figures. Early 20th century.

A finely modelled pair of birds, the feathers are rendered in excellent detail, giving a very dimensional and vibrant appearance. Impressed mark to base. The Ho ho bird comes from the mythical Japanese version of the Phoenix.


Condition: Fine, and a pair. No damage.

Dimensions: 20cm tall.

Provenance: Ex. private collection, Hampshire, UK.

£160.00

Ho-Ho Birds

The Ho ho bird comes from the mythical Japanese version of the Phoenix. Although most commonly referred to as the Ho ho, the mysterious creature, with a long beak and curving neck, flowing tail, claws and crest takes on many other names, including hoo, foo, ho-wo, hobo, howo, ho and sacred river.


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