Figure of Hotei
Made by Chantilly Manufactory (France)
Height: 30.5 cm (12 in.)
Medium or Technique
Porcelain; bronze gilded mount
Not On View
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.
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger