Chinese sage: Lu Dongbin

Factory Bristol British

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This rare British porcelain figure is a close copy of a Chinese original depicting Lu Dongbin, an 8th-century scholar and one of the Eight Daoist Immortals. White porcelain figures from China were greatly admired and imitated in Europe. This figure could have been displayed on a mantle or inside a china cabinet.

Chinese sage: Lu Dongbin, Bristol (British), Soft-paste porcelain, British, Bristol

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