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A Rare Chinese Brown-glazed Stoneware Figure of a Stag Qing Dynasty, Late 18th / Early 19th Century

Property of an Important Midwestern Collection

A Rare Chinese Brown-glazed Stoneware Figure of a Stag Qing Dynasty, Late 18th / Early 19th Century

A Rare Chinese Brown-glazed Stoneware Figure of a Stag Qing Dynasty, Late 18th / Early 19th Century

Property of an Important Midwestern Collection

A Rare Chinese Brown-glazed Stoneware Figure of a Stag

Qing Dynasty, Late 18th / Early 19th Century


powerfully modeled seated foursquare on a rectangular base with head turned to the left and an alert gaze, the lips cold painted red, the coat simulated with a streaky brown glaze decorated with white spots, the later added antlers molded in resin and lacquered black

height 25 in.; 63.5 cm

Both ears with restoration and associated overpaint. The antlers are later additions and secured to the head. Otherwise overall with minor and expected firing imperfections and minor wear to the surface.


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Compare a closely related pair formerly in the H. Gutmann Collection, Potsdam, exhibited at the Prussian Academy of Arts (Preußischen Akademie der Künste), Chinesischer Kunst, Berlin, January 12th-April 2nd, 1929, and illustrated in the catalogue, p. 294, cat. no. 784. The pair was sold in our London rooms, May 4th, 1932, lot 24, and later entered the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie R. Samuels, and was subsequently sold in these rooms, October 2nd-3rd, 1981, lot 17.