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A FINE FAMILLE ROSE PORCELAIN GROUP, CHINA, 18TH CENTURY, TOGETHER WITH AN UNUSUAL BISCUIT FLAMBE ENAMELED FIGURE OF A SEATED IMMORTAL, CHINA, 19TH CENTURY (2)
The Famille Rose porcelain group depicted naturalistically carved as a small grassy slope with a knotted tree trunk with a prunus tree issuing from the base, the branches bearing flowers and buds surrounding the exterior in high relief with a perched bird on the top. The immortal is represented seated with a bearded face wearing long billowing robes leaving his hands uncovered, the hands resting on his raised right knee close to his attribute, on the base an ink inscription with Chinese characters. In very good conditions, the flambé glaze with typical crackles, the group with the head of the bird re-stuck and one or two minute nicks on the flower peach.
13,9 cm high, 13,3 cm wide
Estimate € 300 - 500
Provenance: private property of a northern Italian gentleman