Chinese ‘blanc-de-chine’ figure, Li Tieguai late 19th century
Chinese ‘blanc-de-chine’ figure of Li Tieguai, the wandering healer, with his staff & gourd at his side.
late 19th century
32cm high, base 10cm wide
chip to headband
Li Tieguai is one of the eight immortals of daioism. He wandered the world as a healer, keeping the medicine in his magical double-gourd.