Offered by: Susan Silver Antiques
755 North Main Street (Rt. 7) Sheffield, MA 01257 , United States Call Seller 413.229.8169


Chinese Blanc de Chine Budai or Pu-Tai

$ 3,200
  • Description
    Chinese Blanc de Chine Dehua porcelain Budai or Pu-tai with an open-mouthed smile, holding prayer beads and cloth sack standing on a grassy mount. He is usually identified with or seen as an incarnation of Maitreya, the future Buddha. He is almost always shown smiling or laughing, hence his nickname in Chinese, the Laughing Buddha. The kilns of Dehua, in Fujian Province in southeast China, began producing brilliant white porcelain in the thirteenth century.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Porcelain
    Condition: Excellent.
    Creation Date: Circa 1820
    Styles / Movements: Chinese Export, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 7503
    Incollect Reference #: 141894
  • Dimensions
    W. 6 in; H. 12.5 in; D. 4.5 in;
    W. 15.24 cm; H. 31.75 cm; D. 11.43 cm;
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