A GREEN, YELLOW AND AUBERGINE-GLAZED BISCUIT FIGURE OF GUAN PING
A GREEN, YELLOW AND AUBERGINE-GLAZED BISCUIT FIGURE OF GUAN PING

KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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A GREEN, YELLOW AND AUBERGINE-GLAZED BISCUIT FIGURE OF GUAN PING
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The smiling figure is modelled wearing a cap, a jacket, and an overskirt layered over armoured trousers. He holds a seal case in front of him wrapped in yellow fabric.
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high
Provenance
With Chait Galleries, New York.
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection.

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Guan Ping is considered the eldest son of Guan Yu, and is featured in the epic novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. He is traditionally depicted along with Zhou Cang as attendants to Guan Yu (Guan Di).

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