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Shou-Lao

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White figure of Shou-Lao. Closed base, high headdress and long robe with midelled clasps and tassels. At his right a crane, and at left a deer, in relief.He holds a gourd in his left hand, and a vine in the right, also in relief.

Inscription

unmarked

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, 18th century, about 1750

Object Place

England

Dimensions

17.78 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

1988.988

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain