Chinese collection

Item LL 6770
back of statue's base of item LL 6770
pair of figures - LL 6757 and LL 6770

Accession no: LL 6770
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of a lady
Materials: Porcelain with overglaze enamel decoration in famille rose style
Place made: Jingdezhen, China
Date made: Qing dynasty, Qianlong (1736 - 1795 AD)
Measurements: H. 107.5 cm, W. 27 cm

Description: Figure of a lady, perhaps Guanyin (kwan Yin), standing on rectangular base; her black hair is done up in a knob; she wears an indented pink cape with leaf-pattern collar in black, red, and yellow, and stork medallions on shoulders; under this is a blue jacket embroidered with flowers in colour, the sleeves of her under-robe showing in plain red; her over-robe is greenish blue embroidered with flowers and butterflies, the pink front panel has pendant design in blue and yellow; the under-robe pink with stork medallions. Low base enamelled on top with cloud scrolls on yellow ground. Rectangular pedestal with large cash-shaped piercings and triangular drapery pendants in stork medallions.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art , London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 545.