Whistle in the form of two standing European gentlemen, each wearing a tricorn hat and buttoned jacket tied at the waist, on a hexagonal base moulded with lotus, deer, bird and precious object, covered in a blue-tinged white glaze.

3 ½ inches, 8.9 cm high.

Kangxi, circa 1690.


  • From the collection of Captain J. Meuldijk, The Netherlands.
  • Purchased at Notaris, The Hague, The Netherlands, circa 1990.
  • A similar pair was sold by Christie’s London in their auction of Fine Chinese Export Porcelain and Works of Art, 31st October 1977, no. 116.


£ 2,250

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