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A biscuit enamelled figure of a seated monk Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 素三彩和尚坐像

A biscuit enamelled figure of a seated monk Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 素三彩和尚坐像

A biscuit enamelled figure of a seated monk Qing dynasty, Kangxi period | 清康熙 素三彩和尚坐像

A biscuit enamelled figure of a seated monk

Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

清康熙 素三彩和尚坐像


Height 19.8 cm, 7⅞ in.

There are restorations around the neck and back collar, as well as to the finger tips. Some general surface wear and scratches overall. 


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Compare a related biscuit figure, formerly in the collection of The Hon. Mountstuart William Elphinstone, and now in the Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, British Museum, London, accession no. PDF A495; and another figure of the Daoist Immortal Han Xiangzi, in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, accession number FE 13.1978.