A GREEN, YELLOW AND AUBERGINE-GLAZED BISCUIT FIGURE OF ZHOU CANG
A GREEN, YELLOW AND AUBERGINE-GLAZED BISCUIT FIGURE OF ZHOU CANG

KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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A GREEN, YELLOW AND AUBERGINE-GLAZED BISCUIT FIGURE OF ZHOU CANG
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The bearded figure is depicted with a fierce expression. He is wearing a long robe, military trousers and a soldier's hat. One hand is placed beside his hip and the other is held in front of him.
7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high
Provenance
With Chait Galleries, New York.
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection.

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Zhou Cang is a fictional character from the novel The Romance of the Three Kingdoms, in which he is known for his bravery and honour. He is commonly depicted along with Guan Ping accompanying Guan Yu (Guandi).

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