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DEHUA FIGURAL GROUP
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CATALOGUE NUMBER 1309

DEHUA FIGURAL GROUP

KANGXI PERIOD (1661-1722)

DIMENSIONS

Height of group: 5 inches
Height of man: 7 ¾ inches

 

PROVENANCE
  • Christie's New York, March 30, 2005, lot 377

  • Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York

 

CATALOGUE NOTES

A blanc de chine "Peeping Tom" group. Modeled as a young soldier and women standing on a tile floor in front of a floor screen decorated in relief with a Qilin, while an official with a long beard | watches and eavesdrops from behind the screen. The soldier has his arm around the shoulder of the woman who stands demurely with her hands hidden within her long sleeves.


RELATED EXAMPLE

P.J. Donnelly, "Blanc de Chine" NY, 1969, p. 105. Purchased at Christie's NY on 3/30/2005, Sale # 1491, Lot # 377.