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Figure of a Chinese Man

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White, bowing, with laughing expression, with his hand to his stomach, in flowing robe.

Provenance

Until 1990, Elizabeth Parke Firestone (b. 1897 - d. 1990), Akron, OH and Newport, RI; March 21, 1991, posthumous Firestone sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, New York, lot 29, 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

French, about 1730

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Height: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2006.928.1

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics