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Title

Dongfang Su, a Daoist Immortal

18th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Figure of Tung fang So


Place where the work was made

China


Date

18th century


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

porcelain, glazes


Dimensions

48.3 cm


Credit

Purchased 1921


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9952.28



Place

Where the work was made
China

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Walking with gods, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 01 Jun 2019–05 Jan 2020


Provenance


Captain G.W. Eedy, pre Apr 1921, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, acquired in China. Offered for sale by James R. Lawson, 11 October 1921, lot 359. Purchased by Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Oct 1921.


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


James R. Lawson Pty Ltd (Director), Catalogue of the Eedy collection, Sydney, 1921, 38, cover (illus.). lot 359.

Editor Unknown (Editor), The Home: an Australian quarterly, 'The Eedy collection' unpaginated, Sydney, 01 Dec 1921, (illus.).