Figure of a Chinaman

French
about 1745
Made by Mennecy Manufactory (France)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.957

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, enamel decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Seated wearing a leaf hat, holding three small bowls supported on branches, with green foliage in relief, his robes painted with flowersprays and with puce sash.

Provenance

The Viscountess Harcourt. Anonymous. October 28, 1963, sale, Christie's, London, lot 126. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York

Credit Line

Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger