Chinese, 18th century, mirror image figures of one another, glazed porcelain, each figure sitting upon a rock and resting one foot upon a three legged toad, most likely represents the Immortal, Liu Haichan, 6-3/8 in. and 6-1/2 in.
Notes:Â In 1752, the Dutch shipÂ Geldermalsen, sank in the South China Sea, having been laden with Chinese export porcelain. Â This shipwreckedÂ hoardÂ was discovered in the early 1980s, and was famously auctioned by Christie's in Amsterdam as theÂ NankingÂ Cargo. Â Â Â
chips and missing elements, surface consistent with seawater exposure, surface accretions and some crustaceans