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Title

Vase decorated with figure of Shoulao

1910s

Artists

Unknown Artist

No image
  • 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
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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication