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Formed as a seated Chinese figure beneath a baldachin, a parrot on his right arm and a flowerspray in his left, flanked by scrolls and supported by a grotesque mask.


Anonymous. March 27, 1973, sale, Sotheby & Co., London, lot 22. 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 1735

Object Place

Meissen, Germany


Height: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain