1005
1005

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF RICHARD LEHMAN GRAY

A 'DEHUA' MODEL OF WEIQI PLAYERS IN A GROTTO
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT
1005

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF RICHARD LEHMAN GRAY

A 'DEHUA' MODEL OF WEIQI PLAYERS IN A GROTTO
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A 'DEHUA' MODEL OF WEIQI PLAYERS IN A GROTTO
QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
modeled to depict the scene of Wang Zhi and the two weiqi players, the woodcutter standing over the gamesboard with two players seated on either side, the figures backed by a gnarled flowering tree
Height 4 in., 10.2 cm
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Provenance

Ralph M. Chait, New York.

Catalogue Note

See a closely related example in the Hickley Collection, illustrated in Rose Kerr and John Ayers, Blanc de Chine: Porcelain from Dehua, Chicago, 2002, pl. 35; and two similar examples but lacking blossoms, one in the collection of Dr. C.M. Franzero, illustrated by P.J. Donnelly, Blanc de Chine, London, 1969, pl. 105B; the other in Robert H. Blumenfield, Blanc de Chine: The Great Porcelain of Dehua, Berkeley, 2002, pl. 86C.

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