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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 613

    A DEHUA MODEL OF A SCHOLAR

    17TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A DEHUA MODEL OF A SCHOLAR
    17TH CENTURY
    The figure, possibly Wen Chang, is shown standing on a rockwork base. He holds a ruyi sceptre in his right hand while his left hand is concealed beneath his long robe that is tied at the waist. He wears a flat cap with ribbons falling over both his shoulders and his face is pierced for the addition of natural strands of hair. The glaze is of a warm, white tone.
    16 ¾ in. (42.5 cm.) high


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