Famille Verte Porcelain Figure of an Immortal Holding a Child

Kangxi period

Description

Possibly representing Fuxing or Lioutong Ping, bringer of Children.  Of particularly finely quality and decorated in bright enamels. 
Kangxi period
Height: 12 ¾ inches (32.4 cm)
This subject is a rare and particularly of this quality.  Compare with a similar example illustrated by Gulland, Chinese Porcelain, 1911, Vol. II, No. 520 from the Salting Collection and lesser examples illustrated by van Goidsenhoven, Heros et Divinities de la Chine, 1971.
 

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