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The Immortal Magu with a Deer

Artist:
Su Xuejin (1869–1919)
Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Porcelain with clear glaze (Dehua ware, Fujian Province)
Dimensions:
H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm); D. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anita M. Linzee Bequest, 1934
Accession Number:
34.13
Not on view
The square seal, boji yuren ("the vastly accomplished fisherman"), as used by the potter Su Xuejin (1869–1919), is stamped on the back of this figure.
Signature: The square seal, boji yuren ("the vastly accomplished fisherman"), as used by the potter Su Xuejin (1869-1919), is stamped on the back of this figure.
Edith Rockefeller McCormick , 1934 (her sale at American Art Association-Anderson Galleries, New York, Jan. 1–6, 1934, no. 519, sold to MMA)
New York. China Institute in America. "Blanc de Chine," September 19, 2002–December 8, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Secular and Sacred: Scholars, Deities, and Immortals in Chinese Art," September 10, 2005–January 8, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China," August 26, 2017–January 6, 2019.

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