Wedding procession China, Ming dynasty, circa... - Lot 83 - Digard Auction

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Wedding procession China, Ming dynasty, circa... - Lot 83 - Digard Auction
Wedding procession China, Ming dynasty, circa 16th - 17th century Glazed terracotta. H. 23 / 33 cm Beautiful set of 20 funerary figurines forming a procession carrying and accompanying a bridal palanquin. The heads of the figures are mobile. For a study of this type of procession and reproductions of two others of the same type, one in Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, and the other at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, see: Sophia Dooly "Investigating The Bridal Procession Exhibit", University of Minnesota Twin Cities History Department. University of Minnesota Twin Cities History Department. Provenance : French private collection. Exhibitions : - Démons et merveilles, arts traditionnels de la Chine et du Tibet" Abbaye de Saint-Riquier (80) 1995 - A la vie, à la mort. Objects and rites of protection in ancient China" Musée d'histoire de la médecine. Paris 2014/2015 4 000 / 8 000 €
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