Chinese collection

Item LL 6653

Accession no: LL 6653
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of Guanyin
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamels
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 33 cm

Description: Figure of Guanyin, the Maternal goddess, with a child on her left arm. She stands upon the head of a dragon emerging from waves. Porcelain with colour glazes - aubergine, green and yellow, and greenish white with details in biscuit.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 313.