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Pair of Chinese Aubergine Glazed Biscuit Porcelain Deer Water Droppers

Kangxi period

Description

Finely modeled, each seated on his haunches and holding a sacred fungus in its mouth.  The handle form in pine tree form.
The deer are glazed in deep aubergine; their handles in yellow and green.  Deer,  pine, and fungus were symbolic of longevity.
Height: 3 1/4 inches (8.3 cm.)

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