Porcelain painted in overglaze enamels
H. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm), W. 6 in. (15.2 cm), D. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913 (14.40.212)
Identified by his prominent cranium, this figure is Shoulao, the god of longevity. Here he holds a peach, a symbol of long life, and his jacket is decorated with the Chinese character for longevity (shou).