Chinese collection

Item LL 6683

Accession no: LL 6683
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of He Shang
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille verte style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722 AD)
Measurements: H. 13.7 cm

Description: Figure of He Shang (Ho Shang), god of Contentment, seated with prayer beads in right hand and right slipper off. Porcelain with coloured glazes. The body is greenish white and the robes leaf-green turned up with yellow; and there is aubergine on the base and on the beads.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 314.