15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A SMALL FAMILLE VERTE BISCUIT FIGURE OF A BEAST AND FOREIGNER
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The foreigner, wearing long loose robes with long sleeves and a pointed hat, is shown astride a caparisoned mythical beast standing foursquare on a reticulated stand, with bulbous eyes and the mouth open in a roar. The mane and tail are detailed with aubergine, yellow and blue-glazed whorls.
6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) high
Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
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