Two Blanc-de-Chine whistles / joss-stick holders in the form of a European gentleman. Kangxi
Two whistles, joss-stick holders and waterdroppers in the form of a European gentleman wearing a tricorn hat while kicking a tiger, all on a hexagonal base moulded with deer, lotus, bird and precious objects, covered in a white glaze.
- China (Dehua)
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722), ca. 1690
- 2.95 in. (7.5 cm)
- Reference :
Another group is illustrated by David Howard and John Ayers in China for the West, vol. 1, no. 62, p. 97.
A further example, from The Koger Collection, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, The State Art Museum of Florida, is illustrated by John Ayers in Blanc de Chine, Divine Images in Porcelain, Chinese Institute Gallery, no. 63, p. 112.
Three further examples are illustrated by Marchant in Blanc de Chine , 2014, p. 90/91, no. 66, 67, 67a.