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Porcelain figure of a man, Hou Hsien Sheng. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.
h: 5 3/4 in
Arthur Phillips; from whom purchased by Bluett & Sons, 27 September 1947, £27; Mde. Martean; by whom returned to Bluett & Sons, 31 March 1948; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 10 June 1948, £42.10.0; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1948.
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 19/434, 10 June 1948, stock no. 5031: ‘Model of a boy seated on a 3-legged toad, covered in green and yellow enamels. Height 5 ½”.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1948(2), p.3: ‘A Chinese porcelain model of a 3 legged toad with a boy on its back, the toad glazed green and the boy yellow. Kanghsi. 5 1/2".
38_844, ceramics, figures, frogs, hou hsien sheng, man, men, porcelain
Dealer, Bluett & Sons
Collector, Arthur Phillips
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1948.