Vintage Shiwan Artistic Ceramic ~ Chinese Courtesan Musician Trio Figurines
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Vintage Shiwan Artistic Ceramic ~ Chinese Courtesan Musician Trio Figurines:
VINTAGE SHIWAN ARTISTIC CERAMIC ~ CHINESE COURTESAN MUSICIAN TRIO FIGURINES
DESCRIPTION– The courtesan musician trio are bisque ceramic with high gloss glaze figurines.Each courtesan is dressed in a celadon green “hanfu” style robe.Each courtesan or “yiji” is playing a different instrument.The standing figurine is playing a “dizi” or bamboo flute.The sitting figurine on a barrel is playing a “pipa” or lute.The figurine sitting cross legged is playing a “guzheng” or zither.Shiwan Artistic Ceramic figurines are known as mudmen.Each figurine has green felt pads on their base.
CONDITION– The trio is previously owned with no obvious cracks or crazing.The lady sitting is missing the meer tip of her finger. The last picture will indicate. Very lovely condition. A real find!
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BRAND– The courtesan trio from Shiwan Artistic Ceramic Factory produced approximately in the mid 20thcentury in China.