A large Chinese famille rose figure of Tong-fang-cho, Patron of goldsmiths. Late 18th century
Decorated in famille rose enamels, and standing on a plinth, holding the peaches stolen from Si-wang-mou.
- Period :
- Late 18th century
- 10.62 in. (27 cm)
- Reference :
Compagnie des Indes et de la Chine, Paris, acquired in NYC in 1961 (inventory number 18555).
An identical figure was in the Conde/Tibor Collection.
For a representation of this figure in polychrome enamels and qingbai glaze, see Jorge Welsh, The RA Collection of Chinese Ceramics, A Collector’s Vision, 2011, pp. 327/329, no. 375/376.