A Chinese turquoise-glazed group of ‘Laughing Twins’, the Hehe Erxian. Kangxi period
Modelled as a seated group and decorated with a turquoise glaze.
- Period :
- Kangxi (1662-1722)
- Porcelain (biscuit)
- 2.55 in. (6.5 cm)
- Reference :
- upon request
An identical group is in the collection of Marie Vergottis and published by John Ayers in La collection de porcelaines chinoises de/The Chinese Porcelain collection of: Marie Vergottis, 2004, p. 149, no. 163.
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.