Judge of Hell by Unknown Artist

Standing figure of one of the judges of the Buddhist Hell, holding scrolls under his arm.

Details

Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
137 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250
Acquired in:
1917
Vendor:
Oscar Raphael

His face is bright green and he wears a black cap and a long, aubergine-coloured robe with wide sleeves. It is unusually large for the middle Ming period.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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