198: A huge and impressive Chinese polychrome, bone carved sculpture of Mu Guiying

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Lot: 198 Starting Price: €1000Estimate: €1000 - €1500 Categories: Athens, Auction1009, Oriental Art

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    A huge and impressive Chinese polychrome, bone carved sculpture of Mu Guiying (穆桂英)

    A legendary heroine from ancient China’s Northern Song Dynasty and a prominent figure in the Generals of the Yang Family legends. She is the wife of Yang Zongbao and mother of Yang Wenguang. Brave, resolute and loyal, Mu is the cultural symbol of a steadfast woman. First half of 20th century.

    H. 71 cm. W. 18 cm. x D. 18 cm. Total length with spear 63 cm.

    Please note: this lot is accompanied with a crate box for shipping.