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Figure of monk

Figure of monk

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)

  • Date:

    1650-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain with coloured glazes

  • Museum number:

    C.130-1939

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 9, shelf 5

Physical description

Figure of a Buddhist monk, seated. Porcelain with coloured glazes. The robe is green, and there is a thin neutral glaze on the head and hands; the pupils of the eyes are touched with black. A square hole at the back for offerings.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)

Date

1650-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain with coloured glazes

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a Buddhist monk, porcelain with coloured glazes; China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Monks

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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