FOUR 'DEHUA' FIGURES
comprising of two figures of Guanyin, with a child seated in her lap; a lion modelled with one paw resting on a brocade-patterned ball; and a female figure standing on a rockwork base
The guanyins: 40.2 and 39.9 cm, 15 7/8 and 15 3/4 in. The lion: 33.9 cm, 13 3/8 in. The female figure: 22.3 cm, 8 3/4 in.
Anon, Ombersley Court Contents Inventory, circa 1825-36, p.32; possibly part of the following group, 'State Bedroom / A pair of white India China figures / Two white figures / Chinese dogs';
Arthur Oswald, Country Life, ‘Ombersley Court’, 16 January 1953, p.152, part illustrated on the chimneypiece in The Chinese Room