The Chinese Pavillion at Drottningholm for a similar model
A elegant pair of Phoenix standing on one leg, with the other perched on a rockwork base. One bird looking to the left and the other the right. The bodies enamelled in various colours highlighting the vibrant feather work.
The ‘Chinese Phoenix’ or Fenghuang is a bird in Chinese mythology and symbolises the union of a Male and a Female.
It is a immortal bird that is seen to represent harmony, prosperity, and virtue.