KANGXI 1662 – 1722 Blanc de Chine Porcelain

A Kangxi Blanc de Chine Porcelain Toy Whistle, Kangxi Period (1662-1722), Dehua Kilns, Fujian Province. Modelled as a Dutch Man Wearing a Tricorn Hat Riding a Dragon.


Condition: The end of one of the dragons horns is missing c.3 mm.

Size: Length : 6 cm (2 1/4 inches)

Provenance:From a Private English Collection of Blanc de Chine Porcelain.


Stock number: 23415

The records of the sale of porcelain from the Dashwood of 1703 include numerous animals, `men on beasts` and 10,800 `square toys` (seals), the 490 `small white dogs` were priced at 1d each. For more information see : Oriental Export Market Porcelain and its Influence on European Wares (Geoffrey A. Godden, Granada, 1979.ISBN 0246110570) page 272.


Stock number: 23415.