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Figure - Flower goddess

Flower goddess

  • Object:

    Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Shiwan (made)

  • Date:

    2002 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zeng, Li, born 1950 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Unglazed stoneware

  • Credit Line:

    Given by The Guangzhou Cultural Bureau

  • Museum number:

    FE.56-2003

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 15, shelf 1

Physical description

Bust of the 'Flower Goddess', a young woman with elaborate hair arrangement, unglazed stoneware.

Place of Origin

Shiwan (made)

Date

2002 (made)

Artist/maker

Zeng, Li, born 1950 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Unglazed stoneware

Dimensions

Height: 38.5 cm

Historical context note

This figure was a commemorative gift to Mark Jones, V&A Director, when he inaugurated the exhibition SOUVENIR FROM CANTON in the Guangzhou Museum of Art in 2003.

Descriptive line

'Flower Goddess', unglazed stoneware bust by Zeng Li, China (Shiwan), 2002

Production Note

Yugong kiln

Materials

Stoneware

Subjects depicted

Women; Jewellery; Hair ornaments

Categories

Sculpture; Stoneware; Ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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