A RARE CHINESE 'FAMILLE VERTE' BISCUIT FIGURE OF A RECLINING GENTLEMAN, QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
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.
|Provenance||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 Collec
|Condition||Minor restoration to whisk|