M4312

£7,800

Description

A Chinese famille jeune biscuit porcelain figure of the immortal Dongfang Shuo holding a fruiting peach branch in his right hand, his hair in two knots on either side of his head and with a long beard, wearing long yellow robes decorated all over in flowering blossom sprays, standing on a green rectangular base.

28.3cm high.

Kangxi, 1662-1722. 

Wood stand.

 

Condition

Restorations to extremities.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • The property of the late The Hon. Mrs. Nellie Ionides.
  • Sold by Sotheby’s London in their auction of Important Chinese Porcelain Part I, 2 July 1963, lot 43.
  • Peaches are a symbol of longevity.
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