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Large Chinese Shiwan Bird Statue Figurine, Bo Yun

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1910: item # 967659

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$2,300.00

Large Chinese Shiwan Bird Statue Figurine, Bo Yun
$2,300

A spectacular Shiwan bird that exhibits an array of profuse colors that are sure to delight the most discerning collector. The feathers are all hand incised, the talons are hand formed and inserted into the sculpture, the biscuit of the birds beak had a thin iron wash to give it a realistic appearance. The sculpted rock done entirely by a hand molded process, evidenced by the finger marks within the cavity, is thickly coated with a rich jun-like glaze. The bird was originally acquired from a Virginia estate sale in which it once belonged to a woman in her 90's who then received it from her parents who were missionaries to China in the early days. There is a private kiln mark that translates: The kiln product of Bo Yun. This is significant, because this bird was manufactured for the Chinese market, and also helps date the sculpture to the 19th to very early 20th century. The bird is in flawless condition and measures is 34.92 cm high (13.75 inches) and is very heavy weighing about 2lbs.


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