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Figure of a Chinese man

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White, seated in a conical hat, with moustache and painted beard, crossed legged on rockwork base with applied flower and leaves.

Provenance

King Umberto II of Italy. June 7, 1968, sale, Christie's, Geneva, lot 4. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York.

Credit Line

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

Figure of a Magot

French, about 1725

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Height: 24.8 cm (9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.965

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain