Shou-Lao

English
18th century
about 1750
Made at Longton Hall Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

17.78 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

1988.988

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

White figure of Shou-Lao. Closed base, high headdress and long robe with midelled clasps and tassels. At his right a crane, and at left a deer, in relief.He holds a gourd in his left hand, and a vine in the right, also in relief.

Inscription

unmarked

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection