Ki-Mao-Sao and worshipers

English
About 1750–52
Made at Bow Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 17.5 x 26.3 x 9.2 cm (6 7/8 x 10 3/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1988.632

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain, colored enamels

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

The goddess Ki Mao Sao sits raised on a scrolled base with central cartouche inscribed with pseudo-Chinese characters. Two male attendants kneel at either side. The goddess wears a pale yellow jacket with a red belt and blue jewels. After a ca. 1729 engraving by Michel Aubert after Watteau.

Provenance

By 1988, 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