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Figure of Lu Tung-Pin

English
dated 1750
Made by Lund's Bristol, Worcester (active 1749-1752), Formerly attributed to Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

17.83 x 7.2 x 6.4 cm (7 x 2 13/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1054

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Glazed white porcelain figure of Lu Tung-Ping, one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, said to have lived in the Zhou dynasty (1122-249 BC).

Inscription

Labels on object: Jas. A. Lewis and Son (dealer) label;
English Ceramics Circle 1948 exhibition, #360;
Detroit Institute of Arts;
F. HURLBUTT COLL #2400;

Markings

Raised inscription on back of the base: "Bristoll 1750"

Provenance

By 1948, Mrs. Walter von der Porten, London (?); James A. Lewis, New York (dealer); by 1952, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection