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

Measurements:
h: 7 1/4 in

Provenance:
Bluett & Sons, dealer; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 7 April 1915, £8; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 4/191, 4 June 1915, stock no. 2989: ‘Figure of lady, Kwan Yin, 3 coloured, £8.10.0’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1915, p.1: ‘Figure of lady 3 coloured 6" high.’

What:
38_814, ceramics, figures, kuan yin, models, porcelain, woman, women

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1915.

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

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