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A GLAZED TILEWORK'S FIGURE OF A SEATED OFFICIAL
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A GLAZED TILEWORK'S FIGURE OF A SEATED OFFICIAL

MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY

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A GLAZED TILEWORK'S FIGURE OF A SEATED OFFICIAL
MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
Shown seated formally on a throne with hands positioned to hold a hu tablet, wearing long layered robes, a shawl and a ribbed official's hat adorned with 'pearls' and hung with trailing ribbons that frame the crisply modelled, unglazed face, all glazed in deep aubergine, turquoise, amber and ivory; hu tablet a replacement
30 in. (76.2 cm.) high, wood stand
Exhibited
The Jockey Club, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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