This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

Circa   1710

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

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