A Chinese famille rose figural group of the ‘Laughing Twins’, Hehe Erxian. Qianlong period.
Decorated in famille rose enamels, with jovial expressions, carrying a lotus sceptre and a ruyi, wearing green and yellow robes, standing side by side on a pierced rockwork base washed with a brown glaze.
- Period :
- Qianlong (1735-1795)
- 6.3 in. (16.5 cm)
- Reference :
- 1.200 dollars (US)
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.