10 mai 2009

A blanc de chine figure of a dignitary. Qing dynasty

A blanc de chine figure of a dignitary. Qing dynasty dressed in loose-fitting robes, his hat decorated with a pearl and ruyi, seated in a horse-shoe armchair draped in an animal skin. 32cm., 12 5/8 in. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Christie's London, 13th May 2008, lot 184. The collection of the late Patrick Huth Jackson NOTE: A similar figure seated on a throne is illustrated in P.J. Donnelly, Blanc De Chine. The Porcelain of Tehua in Fukien, London, 1969, plate 97A. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works... [Lire la suite]
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