Chinese collection

Item LL 6633

Accession no: LL 6633
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of Zhongli quan
Materials: Earthenware with overglazed enamel decoration
Place made: Jiangxi province, China
Date made: Ming Dynasty, C. 1500
Measurements: H. 29.8 cm

Description: Figure of Zhongli quan, the Taoist Immortal, standing on a square plinth holding a palm fan in his left hand. Porcelain with colour glazes - dark violet-blue, turquoise, and yellow. The flesh parts and the legs are in underglazed biscuit.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford. Ltd., 1928, No. 6.