CHINESE MING DYNASTY HEAD (OVER LIFESIZE!)
China, Ming Dynasty, ca. 1368 - 1644 CE. Polychrome pottery head with glass pupils,face painted with off-white to tan paint, the eyes white and red with black glass pupils; hair painted blue, the crown a combination of turquoise, white, and yellow. Superb detail of brow, face, and hair. Remains of the original wood mounting pole present in neck.
Period: Ming Dynasty
Condition: Remains of the original wood mounting pole present in neck.
Provenance: Ex-Arte Primitivo, New York City, NY.