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.
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.