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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 184

    A LATE MING DEHUA BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF A DIGNITARY

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

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    A LATE MING DEHUA BLANC-DE-CHINE FIGURE OF A DIGNITARY
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Modelled seated on a tiger skin draped over a horse-shoe armchair, his hands clasped beneath his long flowing robes tied at the chest, his hat with a pearl and cloud motif to the front, covered all over with a creamy white glaze
    12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high


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    A similar figure seated on a throne is illustrated by P. J. Donnelly in Blanc De Chine, New York, 1969, plate 97A.

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