A porcelain sculpture of the laughing twins famille rose Chinese

A porcelain sculpture of the laughing twins famille rose Chinese

Price: Price on request

Offered by E. Pranger Oriental Art




The figures, bald and smiling are commonly referred to as the Heavenly Twins or Hoho Twins or Hehe-Erxian Twins. They symbolize perfect partnership and express the idea that harmony is more profitable than strife. So for centuries they were offered as wedding gifts in China.
Origin
China
Period
Qianlong Period
Reference
100-99

Offered by

E. Pranger Oriental Art

By appointment only
NL Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)6 51 560 579
http://www.pranger-oriental.com/

Gallery profile

Discover also


Follow ArtListings


Site by Artimin