9280 A LARGE AND AMUSING PORCELAIN BUST OF A MANDARIN AFTER THE MODEL BY J.J. KÄNDLER FOR THE JAPANISCHES PALAIS, DRESDEN German. Nineteenth or Early 20th Century. Measurements: Height: 23 3/4″ (60.5 cm) Width: 19 1/4″ (49 cm) Depth: 12 1/2″ (31.5 cm)
Of white porcelain. The bust in the form of a laughing Mandarin, the head sporting whiskers and wearing a hat turned to the right and and tilted back, set on a shaped base with re-entrant curves to the corners.
Bears Meissen mark:
Crossed swords in underglaze blue