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


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.