17th Century Chinese Ming Bronze Figure of a Ho Ho Boy For Sale
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17th Century Chinese Ming Bronze Figure of a Ho Ho Boy

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Fine cast bronze figures created over 400 years ago during China's Ming dynasty are rare and highly appreciated. In this exceptional example, a spirited young boy stands on a lotus blossom with a sash draped across his chest. Traditionally, this type of figure is called a Ho Ho boy, and the faint traces of gilt and lacquer on his torso indicate that when the figure was originally made he was ornately decorated.  

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1600
  • Period
    Early 17th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    CastBronze
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 7.25 in. x W 3 in. x D 3 in.H 18.42 cm x W 7.62 cm x D 7.62 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    HIL002
  • Reference Number
    LU820010253753
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