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Porcelain figure of a woman, Kuan Yin. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.

Measurements:
h: 9 1/2 in

Provenance:
James Baird collection; from whom purchased by Bluett & Sons, 21 March 1919, £40; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 27 April 1920, £45; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 5/218, 31 July 1919, stock no.76: ‘Coloured figure, Kwan Yin. Bought J. Baird, 21 March 1919, £40’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1920, p.20: ‘Old Chinese 3 colour figure of Kwanyin seated’.

What:
38_813, ceramics, kuan yin, models, porcelain, seated figures, woman, women

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons
Collector, James Baird

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1919.

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

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