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Standing Male Figure
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Standing Male Figure


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This bearded foreigner with long hair and a Caucasian face wears a belted robe, high boots and conical hat with a brim. His left hand probably supported a falcon. Foreigners were often employed as assistants at the hunt, which was a favorite sport of the Imperial court.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
5/31/1963Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 14th century
Medium
nephrite
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.328
Measurements
3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)

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