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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 569

    AN ENAMELLED 'FILIAL PIETY' GROUP

    20TH CENTURY

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    AN ENAMELLED 'FILIAL PIETY' GROUP
    20TH CENTURY
    The group is modelled on the story of "He Laboured to Support His Mother", Xing Yong Gong Mu, where Jiang Ge carries his old mother on his back. The underside is stamped with the seal mark of Zeng Longsheng.
    7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high


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    This story is drawn from the Ershisi xiao, The Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety, which were compiled in the Yuan dynasty to illustrate Confucian ideals of filial piety.