Condition: Excellent

Chinese Shiwan (Shekwan) Ware | Mud figure | Woman with Lotus flower | 1890-1919

Here we are featuring a very rare, beautiful mud figure with layered tones, and well-defined coloring. It depicts a young woman sitting and holding a lotus flower. The variegated blue and green glazing is beautifully executed. The piece shows meticulous craftsmanship. Her fingers are very elongated, with wonderful delicate details of the folds on her robe, headdress, and traditional hairstyle. Earrings finish her wardrobe, and complement her elegant nature.

Condition: Excellent: no chips or missing elements, repairs or crazing. The piece has the impressed seal, “CHINA” on the bottom, and indicates it was made between 1890-1919, after which time the mark changed. Dimensions: 2-1/2”w x 5-3/4”h (6.35cm x 14.6cm).

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