London, South Kensington
26 November 1996
A Satsuma model of a standing bearded Immortal
wearing flowing robes and a cloth hat, holding a scroll in his left hand and a staff in his right, the robes painted and gilt with ho-o roundels and scattered flowersprays -- 13½in. (34.5cm) high, signed Satsuma Gyokuzan.
See Colour Plate 2 and detail of signature.
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