Lot 72. A pair of Chinese Export porcelain famille verte figures of boys riding qilin, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 9 1⁄2 in. (34 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. © Christie's 2022
The boys dressed in elaborate robes painted with cranes and chrysanthemums, one presenting a ruyi scepter, the other a lotus branch, the beasts standing four square with their mouths open.
Provenance: The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York.