Famille-Verte Figure of Li Bai

Jingdezhen, Jianxi Province, South Central China.

L: 17.5 x H: 15cm

• Private Canadian Collection.


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Porcelain, in the form of a wine-jar and the poet Li Bai. The poet is represented drunk and reclining upon a partly overturned wine-jar of oviform-shape painted in pale manganese-purple and marked with cracked-ice pattern. He is bearded, and is wearing a black cap and a green flowered robe.

  • A similar example is in the V&A Museum, London, Museum number: C.1050-1917.