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Porcelain figure of a man. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.

Measurements:
h: 5 1/2 in

Provenance:
E. Guy Ridpath; from whom purchased by John Sparks Ltd., July 1937; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 18 October 1937, £30; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
John Sparks Ltd., Stock Book 1937 p.197, July 1937, stock no.2062: '1 small standing 3-colour man, green coat, Kanghsi', bought from E. Guy Ridpath; Day Book 1937 p.293, 15 October 1937: '3 colour standing figure, green robe, Kanghsi'.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1937, p.54: ‘One old Chinese small standing porcelain figure of a man wearing a green robe, enamelled on the biscuit. Kanghsi period. Height 5 3/8’.

What:
38_822, ceramics, figures, man, men, models, porcelain

Who:
E. Guy Ridpath
Dealer, John Sparks Ltd

Dates:
Sold by John Sparks Ltd 1937.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Qing, 1644-1911
Kangxi, 1662-1722

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