London, South Kensington
27 May 1999
A Ming painted stucco head modelled as a female dignitary
the lady wearing an elaborate headdress carved with rockwork and foaming waves, decorated in green, red, yellow, black and white pigments, the eyes inlaid -- 11in. (29.8cm.) high, metal stand, (some chips and flaking).
See Colour Plate 10.
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