Laughing Buddha with five children

Chinese Collection

Accession Nr.: 85.119.1
Type: sculpture; statuette; pottery
Date of production:
20th century
Qing dynasty
Place of production:
Materials: porcelain
Techniques: gilt; overglaze decoration
Dimensions: height: 19 cm
diameter (base): 16 cm
The Laughing Buddha figure draws his right knee towards his waist and bends his left leg in front of this body. Budai is often depicted with children clutching to him.