Figure of man as asign outside herbalists shop

Made:
1870-1920 in China
maker:
Unknown

Papier mache figure of a man in Cantonese costume, holding a real clove ball, on wooden stand, used as asign outside a herbalists shop Chinese, 1870-1920

Details

Category:
Oriental Medicine
Object Number:
A657047
Materials:
cloves, complete, papier mache, wood
Measurements:
figure: 240 mm x 200 mm,
base: 310 mm x 230 mm,
incl. base: 605 mm
type:
statue
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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