Figure of a Chinese man

France
about 1735
Possibly made by Chantilly Manufactory (France), Possibly made by Mennecy Manufactory (France)


Dimensions

Height: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.954

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Standing figure in a long robe steps forward with his left foot, gazing upward with outstretched left arm. His robes are delicately painted with sprays of flowers, running foxes and birds, the yellow shawl collar with blue medallions.

Provenance

Anonymous. March 1, 1985 sale, Christie's, New York, lot 72. 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