SOLD! for $93.00.
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Porcelain Buddha or Hotai figure with open mouth, seated and wearing a robe hand painted with Chinoiserie or Chinese style decorative panels, his robe dotted with raised gold paint. Figure lifts to reveal a base with storage for ink and pens or incense. Ventilation holes on top of head and along shoulders. Marked on base Aerozon in script with illegible letters. Note: Aerozon, a German company, imported some of its porcelain items from Japan. 6"H x 7" W x 5" D. German or Japanese, early 20th century. Also included is a small celadon colored porcelain pen rest, unmarked, 2-1/4"L. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. Condition: Overall excellent condition with light wear to gilt paint. Pen rest probably from the same period but possibly not original to the inkwell.