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Title

Vase decorated with figure of Shoulao

1910s


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

This vase depicts Shoulao the star God of Longevity carrying two of his attributes, a staff and peaches. The mark on the base of the vase refers to a palace in Beijing occupied by General Yuan Shikai from about 1912.

Hepburn Myrtle, 'Late Imperial Chinese Porcelain', AGNSW, 1980, p.41.


Details


Place where the work was made

China


Period

Republic 1912 - 1949 → China


Date

1910s


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

porcelain with iron red, grey and gold enamels


Dimensions

6.0 cm diam. of mouth; 19.2 x 11.7 cm


Credit

Gift of Mr J.H. Myrtle 1983


Location

Not on display


Accession number

219.1983



Place

Where the work was made
China

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


J. Hepburn Myrtle, Late Chinese Imperial Porcelain, Sydney, 1980, 7, 41 (illus.). cat.no. 63