An extremely rare and important Chelsea figure of a Chinaman, standing holding the end of one of his long moustaches in his right hand.

He wears a voluminous white cloak and a gilt decorated belt, his trousers are trimmed in gold, his puce cap with gilt edge and his puce shoes are tied with yellow bows. The circular base has a few applied flowers and leaves.

National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 3NP
029 2039 7951

Opening times

Tues – Sun & most Bank Holiday Mondays 10am – 5pm (Galleries close 4.45pm) Closed 24 – 26 Dec, 1 Jan

Exhibitions at National Museum Cardiff

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