Two Tomb-guardians of the Ming period by Unknown Artist

2 life-sized figures,Tomb-guardians, of the Ming period, carved out of greyish-white marble.


Details

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
168 cm
Art Fund grant:
£200 ( Total: £200)
Acquired in:
1912
Vendor:
Per VAM

High civil officials, mandarins, in Korean court dress. Robes elaborately decorated in low relief.168 and 163 cms in height.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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