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Title

Pair of seated figures twin genii of Mirth and Harmony

19th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    Pair of figures of Pu-tai-Ho-shang
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Daoguang 1821 - 1850 Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
    Date
    19th century
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    porcelain overglaze enamels
    Dimensions

    a - figure - floral badge on stomach, 17.2 cm

    a - figure - floral badge on stomach, 22 cm

    b - base, 17.2 cm

    b - base, 22 cm

    Credit
    Purchased 1921
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    9952.25.a-d
    Copyright

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

  • Provenance

    Captain G.W. Eedy, pre Apr 1921, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, acquired in China. Offered for sale by James R. Lawson (auction house), 11 October 1921, lot 277. Purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1921.