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Lot 0369
Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD. A ceramic head of Mu Guiying(?) with pillbox headdress, scroll detailing to the sidewall and ribbing to the upper face; remains of red and white pigment to the surface; mounted on a custom-made stand. 8.7 kg, 30.5cm including stand (12"). Property of a North London gentleman; acquired on the UK art market before 2000. Mu Guiying is a heroine of Chinese folklore, who proved as able a warrior as any who opposed her.


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Chinese Ming Head of Mu Guiying

Estimate £400 - £600Feb 26, 2019