National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Shou Lao, the God of Longevity Chinese Qing Dynasty (artist)
Shou Lao, the God of Longevity, Kangxi period, 1662/1722
porcelain with famille verte enamels on the biscuit
overall (figure): 27.5 x 14 x 9.2 cm (10 13/16 x 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.) overall (throne): 12.1 x 16.5 x 10.5 cm (4 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)
Widener Collection
Not on View
From the Tour: Chinese Porcelains
Object 17 of 24

Conservation Notes

With the exception of the top of the throne, which has a colorless enamel glaze, the bases of both the figure and the throne are unglazed. One finger of the figure's right hand is missing. The back and left sides of the throne have been repaired and repainted.

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