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Subject:identify oriental figure and age
Posted By: morris Tue, Nov 12, 2019 IP:

need help to id this 8" porcelain figure and age. many thanks in advance

Subject:Re: identify oriental figure and age
Posted By: Bill H Wed, Nov 13, 2019

Appears to be Li Tieguai a.k.a. "Iron Crutch Li", one of the "Eight Immortals" of Daoism, who often disguises himself in earthly form as a crippled beggar. The "Made in China" mark implies a date after about 1920.

Best Regards,

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