Porcelain figure

Description
This sculpture depicts Shou Lao, who is one of the Three Star Gods of Daoism. He is typically portrayed with large domed head, lobed ears and a long beard. With him are three animals, a crane, a tortoise and a deer, These are emblems of longevity.

Frank Hindley Smith bequest
Accession Loan No.
29/1940/18
Collection Class
Religion and magic
Common Name
porcelain figure
Simple Name
figure
Full Name
figure of the Chinese god of Benevolence
Dimensions
whole height 365 mm; width 200 mm; depth 130 mm
Production Person Surname
unk
Period Classification
Ming Dynasty
Production Year Low
1368
Production Year High
1644
Production Town
unk
Production County
unk
Production Country
China, People's Republic of
Production Area Region
East Asia
Production Continent
Asia
Family Group

Material
porcelain
Collection Country
China, People's Republic of
Collection Area Region
East Asia
Collection Continent
Asia

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