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God of longevity
Ming dynasty 1368-1644

Medium
bronze, gilt
Measurements
27.0 × 15.0 × 18.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
China
Accession Number
1981-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of Dr G. E. Morrison, 1921
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Kneeling God of longevity, bearded, wearing robe with cloud motif, holding up scroll inscribed 'long life, happiness'. One of the eight immortals in Chinese mythology.