Chinese Blanc-de-Chine figure of Lan Ts’ai-ho, 20th century

$380.00 AUD

Chinese Blanc-de-Chine figure of Lan Ts’ai-ho, modelled standing with flowers in her hand, a basket of flowers by her side.

20th century

 

Lan Ts’ai-ho (also written Lan Caihe) is the least-known of the eight immortals of Daoist tradition – his/her sex is ambiguous, being described as ‘the man who doesn’t know how to be a man’. Lan travelled as a musician, singing his/her own particular songs – often about the shortness of life, as in ‘fading like flowers’…..

Condition

small losses

Size

26.7cm H

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