Antique Chinese porcelain figure of one of the Three Star Gods (Longevity, Prosperity, Happiness). This is the God of Prosperity, or Lu star, with wonderful and elaborate famille-rose overglaze imagery of dragons and smoke on his robes. Gilt enamel accents his hat and robes. His face is accented with pierced through areas on his ears, nostrils, and facial hair. Included is a hardwood stand that has been carved to fit the base. 1875-1900 late Ching Dynasty, reign of Emperor Kwang-Hsu.
Size: 16" height w/ stand, 14.75" height w/o stand, 4.5" width