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Qingbai Figure of a Crouching Boy
Northern Song Dynasty (960 - 1127)
6 cm h x 12 cm w x 7 cm d (2 1/4" h x 4 1/2" w x 2 3/4" d)

A rare large figure of a crouching boy,covered in a clear blueish glaze.

Qingbai figure-subjects of this size are relatively rare and there appears to be no comparable reference in the literature. However, pillows, supported by crouching boys appear in Ding, Qingbai and Yaozhou wares.

Oxford Thermoluminescence test available.

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