A rare, attractively enamelled, figure of the Bodhisattva and Japanese "Goddess of Mercy", Kannon.. Unusually, she is seated on a large boulder inhabited by a writhing white glazed dragon.
This item was made in Japan in the Meiji period, during the 19th or early 20th Century
Condition: two very minor losses - a chip to one of the dragon's horns and a small chip to the bottom of the dragon's tail.
24 cm / 9.5 inches high.