A Chinese Blanc-de-Chine figural group of the ‘Laughing Twins’, Hehe Erxian. Kangxi
Depicting the two Taoist immortals He and He, one holding a sceptre.
- China (dehua)
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- 3.74 in. / 2.36 in. (9.5 cm / 6 cm)
- Reference :
The laughing twins, gods of luck and mirth, are the Immortals Hehe Erxian who represent harmony and mirth as well as bestowing blessing on marriages.
For a similar group, see P.J. Donnelly, Faber and Faber, Blanc de Chine – The Porcelain of Dehua in Fukien, 1969, p. 159.