This outstanding piece of porcelain depicting
the God of Longevity,known as Shou-Sing to the Chinese people,is one of the finest porcelain figures I have ever seen for this time period.Made in a private kiln in the celebrated town of Jingdezhen,Jiang-xi Province.This kiln known as 'Yee-Hung-Tai'
was famous for its fine porcelain figurines
made at the end of the Ching Dynasty and at the beginning of the Republic.The superb clay
quality and the fine and delicate colors seen
on both the front and back of this beautiful flowing robe are really incredible. 'Shou-Sing'is shown pointing his right finger to the peach he is holding in his left hand.The
bottom of the figure bears the mark of the
Yee-Hung-Tai workshop.Circa:1900-1920 placing
it between the end of the Ching Dynasty or at the beginning of the Republic. The condition is excellent with the exception of some professional restoration around the base area.Size:15 3/4" high.A great piece, professionally restored(only seen under black lite) with the wooden stand(seen in the 2nd enlargement) included in the purchase price.