13 November 2001
A RARE PALE AUBERGINE-GLAZED SEATED MONKEY
Modelled with its head turned slightly to the left holding a yellow, green and aubergine peach in its right hand, its long tail curling between its knees in front of its crossed feet, all covered in a pale glaze pooling darker into the incised fur markings, the hands and feet under a blackish-aubergine glaze, legs restuck
10 in. (25.5 cm.) high
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Compare the aubergine and turquoise-glazed ewer in the Peabody Museum of Salem similarly modelled to the present lot, illustrated by W. Sargent, The Copeland Collection, 1991, no.31, pp.80 and 81.
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