34. M5316



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.

Kangxi, 1662-1722.


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.