Modelled seated resting on a pierced rocky mound, holding a fly whisk in his right hand, enamelled in black, green, aubergine and yellow, with additional cold painted highlights in red pigment.
The James E. Sowell Collection, Texas, USA
Literature: illustrated and discussed in Mandarin and Menagerie, Chinese and Japanese Export Ceramic Figures, Cohen & Cohen, Reigate, 2008, by Cohen & Motley, Vol.I, page 52. cat no. 1.1.
Compare a similar pair of figures, The Copeland Collection, Chinese and Japanese Ceramic Figures, The Peabody Museum of Salem, by W. R. Sargent, p.56, cat no. 17.
Stock Code 1571
Dimensions 17.00cm high