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Chung-Li Ch'uan

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White figure of Chung-Li Ch'uan standing on domes base with applied flowers. Bald, he wears a wide-sleeved loose robe belted below paunch. Right forearm gone, bare toes visible below tight underskirt. Flowers (?) in left hand, elbow bent.

Inscription

unmarked

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, 18th century, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.999

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain