Blanc-de-Chine Figure of Ma Gu, China, late 19th/early 20th century, standing figure holding a lingzhi mushroom in her right hand, her head turned slightly towards the right and angled downwards, wearing flowing robes and floral headdress, with a deer holding a vase of flowers on its back, all on a rectangular rocky base, four-character impressed Xu Yuyuan mark on reverse, ht. 15 1/2 in.
firing flaws, noticeably to sash of robe, minor break to end of tendril of lingzhi mushroom in hand, chip at edge of base on reverse.
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