A Small Famille Verte Figure Of An Immortal On A Hexagonal Base

Kangxi period, Circa 1700
Reference #: P9168

Height: 5 inches

decorated in famille verte enamels on the biscuit. The small male figure seated and holding a basket of flowers on one raised knee, supported on a short, hollow, hexagonal base. Dressed in a long green robe embellished with blooms, the smiling figure is rendered with black hair pulled up on top of the head in two knots. The base is decorated with green-bordered panels enlcosing an iron red bloom, all on a yellow ground between green bands embellished with a black herringbone pattern.

Condition: enamels excellent; head restuck; restoration to handle and contents of basket, left thumb and chip to lower back corner of base.

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