Susan Silver Antiques

413.229.8169
Susan Silver Antiques
755 North Main Street, Route 7
PO Box 621
Sheffield, Massachusetts 01257
Phone: (413) 229-8169
Fax: (413) 229-9069
susan@susansilverantiques.com
Chinese Blanc de Chine Budai or Pu-Tai Full Size Image Rollover to Zoom
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Chinese Blanc de Chine Budai or Pu-Tai

Chinese Blanc de Chine Dehua porcelain Budai or Pu-tai with an open-mouthed smile, holding prayer beads and cloth sack standing on a grassy mount. He is usually identified with or seen as an incarnation of Maitreya, the future Buddha. He is almost always shown smiling or laughing, hence his nickname in Chinese, the Laughing Buddha. The kilns of Dehua, in Fujian Province in southeast China, began  producing brilliant white porcelain in the thirteenth century.

 

  • China Circa 1820
  • Height: 12.5 | Width: 6" | Depth: 4.5"
  • Item #7503
  • Price: $3,200
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Maitreya, the future Buddha. He is almost always shown smiling or laughing, hence his nickname in Chinese, the Laughing Buddha. The kilns of Dehua, in Fujian Province in southeast China, began  producing brilliant white porcelain in the thirteenth century.

 

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Maitreya, the future Buddha. He is almost always shown smiling or laughing, hence his nickname in Chinese, the Laughing Buddha. The kilns of Dehua, in Fujian Province in southeast China, began  producing brilliant white porcelain in the thirteenth century.

 

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Maitreya, the future Buddha. He is almost always shown smiling or laughing, hence his nickname in Chinese, the Laughing Buddha. The kilns of Dehua, in Fujian Province in southeast China, began  producing brilliant white porcelain in the thirteenth century.

 

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