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Figure, F47.70

Physical Description

A hollow cast brass figure of a man. Dressed in a long flowing robe open across chest and stomach to show exaggerated breasts, pot belly and navel. Robe is decorated with yin-yang symbols, stylised birds (phoenix or Feng Bird?) and characters. The man is bearded and has a receding hairline. The hair is done up in 'buns' above the ears. Only the right arm is visible and the hand is perforated to hold some object. The arm was cast separately and fitted into its socket.




Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 285 x 120 x 110mm

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