Chinese Export Porcelain Model of a Boy, Qianlong Period 1736 – 1795.
A Small Chinese Export Porcelain Blue and White Model of Seated Boy, Qianlong Period c.1740 – 1760.
In good condition. His left hand has a chip at the top which means there is a loss to two fingers.
Height : 7.5 cm (3 inches)
For similar but earlier and less clearly defined Chinese Export Porcelain Models of boys from the Yongzheng Period 1723-1735 see : "Made in Imperial China", the Sotheby`s Sale of Chinese Porcelain from the Ca Mau Cargo, Lots 812 to 832. For very similar Chinese Export Porcelain figures see : Christie`s Amsterdam, The Nanking Cargo, Chinese Export Porcelain and Gold, 28th April-2nd May 1986. A pair of larger Chinese Export Porcelain figures dated to c.1725-1750 are at the Victoria and Albert Museum London in their ceramics gallery, ref. C28&A-1969. For a pair of large Chinese blue and white boys of this type see our `Sold Items` number 21068.
Stock number: 23975.