Vanderven Oriental Art

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China, 19th century
Height: 17.5 cm
Length: 27.5 cm

Provenance

Private Collection, France

Detail Description

A figure of a recumbant cat in enamel on biscuit porcelain. It is glazed all over in a striking yellow, except for its toes and inner ears, which are left white. The eyes are a striking green colour with black slitted pupils. This is a fine example of 19th century porcelain, the model and pose of this cat following 18th century cats made as night lights.

 

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