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Figure of monkey

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr C. N. Ades, in memory of his wife Andrée

  • Museum number:

    FE.6A-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 13, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure of a monkey (one of a pair) holding a peach in the left hand. Seated with a curious leg posture, one knee bent and the other flat along the ground and bent inwards. The fur shaded and hatched in a naturalistic manner in brown, with black for the eyes, pink for the peach, and a stand painted in pink and green.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 19 cm

Object history note

One of a pair, FE.6&A-1978.

Descriptive line

Figure of a monkey (one of a pair), porcelain painted in overglaze enamels; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, 18th century

Production Note

Register

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Monkeys; Peaches

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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