Bronze: sculpture

Description
One bronze figurine in a fabric-covered box. Figure of Central Asian dancer posed on a lotus-bud-shaped pedestal with right arm and right leg raised. Copy of original found near Shandan, Gansu, in the Shandan Rewi Alley Museum. Box fabric is predominantly blue with patterns of houses and trees. Box is lined in red felt. Lid of box embellished with white label presenting a column of six Chinese characters. Lid fastened with white bone toggles and loops of red material.

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Provenance details
Presented by Liang Guoan at Rewi Alley Centennial Celebrations, Springfield, 1997.
Measurements
Dimensions (LxWxH): 142 x 81 x 44mm (5 9/16 x 3 3/16 x 1 3/4")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 1700 x 1000 x 610mm (66 15/16 x 39 3/8 x 24")
Dimensions L x W: 131 x 63mm
Other Id
EX1998.93
1277
Catalogue number
EX1998.93

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