London, South Kensington
23 June 2005
A rare Chinese large cold painted and enamelled iron model of a scholar, early 18th Century
the standing figure wearing long flowing green robes, with shaped belt, decorated in gilt with phoenix roundels among scattered cloud scrolls above foaming waves, standing on an oval base - 24in. (61cm.) high.
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