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    Sale 5355

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    20 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 187

    A GERMAN WHITE FAYENCE FIGURE OF GUAN YIN AND CHILD

    CIRCA 1720, ANSBACH

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    A GERMAN WHITE FAYENCE FIGURE OF GUAN YIN AND CHILD
    CIRCA 1720, ANSBACH
    In the blanc-de-chine style, modelled standing wearing flowing robes, on a mound moulded with masks, cold-decorated in enamels with traces of gilding
    11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high


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    See Hugo Morley-Fletcher, Early European Porcelain & Faience as collected by Kiyi and Edward Pflueger (London, 1993), Vol. II, pp. 134-135 for a related pair of figures.

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