Description & Technical information

Representing a couple in front of a small round table the woman with her feet bandaged playing the pipa. On the table is a vase. The man seems to listen to the music. His headdress is that worn by opera singers in the 18th century. Probably a stage of the popular theatre. 

Period:  18th century
Origin:  China
Literature: Sim Blanc de Chine Porcelain from Dehua . Catalogue of the Hickley Collection  Singapore par R. Kerr and J. Ayers  Chicago 2002
Categories: Sculpture