Large porcelain famille verte boys’ group
Transitional Period, mid-17th century, China
明清變更期 17世紀中期 中國
Height: 91.5cm, 36 inches
Heavily potted as two laughing boys, the older boy carrying the younger boy on his back, each wearing a short chrysanthemum-patterned jackets secured by toggles, raised on a separate rectangular plinth.
The Oxford TL test on this group confirms the 17th century date.
Parke Bernet Galleries, New York 5th May 1964, lot 131.