Porcelain figure of a man. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.
h: 5 1/2 in
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.
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’.