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Figure - Flower goddess

Flower goddess

  • Object:


  • 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:


  • 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)


2002 (made)


Zeng, Li, born 1950 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Unglazed stoneware


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



Subjects depicted

Hair ornaments; Women; Jewellery


Sculpture; Stoneware; Ceramics


East Asia Collection

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