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A rare figure of a recumbent deer Qing dynasty, 18th/19th century | 清十八/十九世紀 褐釉瑞鹿擺件

A rare figure of a recumbent deer Qing dynasty, 18th/19th century | 清十八/十九世紀 褐釉瑞鹿擺件

A rare figure of a recumbent deer Qing dynasty, 18th/19th century | 清十八/十九世紀 褐釉瑞鹿擺件

A rare figure of a recumbent deer

Qing dynasty, 18th/19th century

清十八/十九世紀 褐釉瑞鹿擺件


Length 21 cm, 8¼ in.

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See two related deers from the collection of the the Hon. Mrs Neillie Ionides, attributed to the Kangxi period, one sold in these rooms, 2nd July 1963, lot 56; the other, illustrated in Victor Rienaecker, 'Fantasies of Chinese Ceramic art', Country Life Annual, 1956, fig. 1.


The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford authentication Ltd., no. P121m81.