Chinese famille verte, sancai, biscuit porcelain moulded seated miniature figure of a bearded scholar wearing an official hat, holding a ruyi-sceptre on a raised base with stylised leaf form lappets, the flat base unglazed.
3 inches, 7.5 cm high.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From an important French private collection formed between 1924 and 1941.
- Purchased from Pierre Saqué, 12 Avenue George V, Paris, 3rd April 1929, with Tonying label.
Minute back corner of hat nick re-touched.