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A RARE FUJIEN BLANC DE CHINE STANDING LADY WATERDROPPER 18TH CENTURY

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A RARE FUJIEN BLANC DE CHINE STANDING LADY WATERDROPPER 18TH CENTURY
Formed as an elegant lady wearing a spreading pleated skirt beneath a robe buttoned at one side with flowerheads, her left hand at her hip forming the handle, the other outstretched with a ewer forming the spout, her chignon forming the loose cover--10in. (25.5cm.) high

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See P.J. Donnelly, Blanc de Chine, pl. 128A for another rare example formed as a lady seated on a barrel, but similarly with the left arm forming the handle, her chignon the cover, and a ewer in her right hand forming the spout. Donnelly dates her to the second half of the eighteenth century and calls her unique
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