13 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 11,250
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
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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