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Unusually Large Chinese Dehua Blanc de Chine Quan Yin

Unusually Large Chinese Dehua Blanc de Chine Quan Yin

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1920: Item # 1363900
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Dehua porcelain, more traditionally known in the west as Blanc de Chine, is a type of white Chinese porcelain, made at Dehua in the Fujian Province. It as been produced from the Ming Dynasty to the present day.

This large Chinese porcelain Dehua figure is of the Goddess of Compassion, Quan Yin. Her draped robes show well rendered, realistic modeling. A willow sprig peeks out from under her headdress. In her hands, she holds a vial filled with the nectar of life, which she pours into the oceans of the world.

This listing is for the Quan Yin only. The Chinese Porcelain Rooster Pair is listed for sale # 1206509.

18th/19th Century

Dimensions: 14" L x 13" W x 42" H