A glazed porcelain monkey

18世紀猴形瓷

18th century Chinese export

18世紀,清朝,中國

Height: 17cm

高:17釐米

The monkey is seated with legs apart one hand scratching under his chin, the other resting on his right knee. The face has been painted with an iron red wash, the eyes gilded creating an intense wild expression with open mouth revealing teeth. The monkeys body has been decorated with thin grisaille strokes imitating hair.

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