Of fine form and beautiful deep color.
Qianlong period, ca: second-half 18th century
Height: 8 5/8 inches (22 cm.)
Ex Collection: Walter Bareiss (a noted mid-20th century collector of African and Asian art)
Ex Collection: Samuel T. Peters (an important early 20th century collector of Chinese art.Many objects from his collection were donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)
Peters Collection label No. 1237 on the underfoot
Exhibited: Metropolitan Museum of Art, early 20th century