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Lu Hsing: OC.61-1938

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Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Lu Hsing


Maker: Unknown




Porcelain figure of Lu Hsing on a pedestal, wearing a richly brocaded robe. He is seated with one knee up, his head slightly on one side. His robe is green, with white white and aubergine flowers. A hexagonal yellow and green diapered pedestal. Looks like salt glaze


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Cecil E Byas Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.2 cm
Width: 6.4 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Byas, Cecil E.


K’ang Hsi (1662-1722)
1662 - 1722

Materials used in production

possibly Salt-glaze

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.61-1938
Primary reference Number: 77770
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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