A Rare Chinese ‘Famille-Verte’ Biscuit Figure of a Reclining Gentleman, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

A Rare Chinese ‘Famille-Verte’ Biscuit Figure of a Reclining Gentleman, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

c. 1710 China

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£8,000 gbp
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Modelled seated resting on a pierced rocky mound, holding a fly whisk in his right hand, enamelled in black, green, aubergine and yellow, with additional cold painted highlights in red pigment.
Minor restoration to whisk
The James E. Sowell Collection, Texas, USA
Literature: illustrated and discussed in Mandarin and Menagerie, Chinese and Japanese Export Ceramic Figures, Cohen & Cohen, Reigate, 2008, by Cohen & Motley, Vol.I, page 52. cat no. 1.1.

Compare a similar pair of figures, The Copeland Collection, Chinese and Japanese Ceramic Figures, The Peabody Museum of Salem, by W. R. Sargent, p.56, cat no. 17.
Dimensions
Height 17.00 cm (6.69 inches)
Stock Code
1571
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