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Figure of a Seated Chinaman

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A small bird in his right hand, in conical green hat, blue and gilt-lined white robe, green hem and puce stocking, the rococo base enriched in puce.

Marks

lion rampant mark in blue

Provenance

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

German, about 1755

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1118

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain