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Figure of a Chinese man

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White, nodding figure, standing beside a bowl formed of rockwork, his detachable head with turban-like top-knot and his flowing robes with cold decoration in iron-red and traces of blue and green

Marks

raised hunting horn mark at back

Provenance

July 2, 1984, anonymous sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, lot 22, to Edward M. Pflueger (b. 1905 - d. 1997) and Kiyi Powers Pflueger (b. 1915 - d. 2008), New York; 2006, bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger

Figure of a Chinaman

French, 1725–35

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

2006.896

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics