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Bearded man

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    second half of 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.26-1978

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A moulded figure on base of the alchemist Dongfang Shuo, shown as a laughing old man carrying a branch of peaches on his right shoulder. He wears a short red jacket and green trousers.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

second half of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels

Dimensions

Height: 26 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of Dongfang Shuo, porcelain painted in overglaze enamels; China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, second half of 18th century

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Peaches

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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