Details
The tusked creature modeled crouching, his coat picked out in sepia, the snout upturned
7 in. (17.9 cm.) long
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 27 January 2014, lot 365.
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Another of this rare model is illustrated by W.R. Sargent, The Copeland Collection, Salem, Massachusetts, 1991, p. 224, where he notes that the boar symbolizes courage - and makes a very suitable gift to one born in the year of the boar.

The Tibor Collection was formed over decades, growing to encompass every category of Chinese export porcelain, from small, charming teawares to massive pairs of important jars. The collector had a deep appreciation for the magnificent porcelains made for New Spain as well as for the lifelike charm and elegance of Chinese porcelain figure and animal models.
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