Figure of Hotei

French
about 1745
Made by Chantilly Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Height: 30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

2006.894

Medium or Technique

Porcelain; bronze gilded mount

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Ormolu-mounted. Forming a brûle-parfum, with nodding head and perforated body, seated on his bag of laughter, his hands on his knees and his head entirely bald, decorated in the Kakiemon palette with flower sprays skillfully enclosing the perforations, with ormolu collar and gadrooned base, on four bud feet.

Credit Line

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