Sculpture - Bronze - Guanyu - China - Second half 20th century

Description
Sculpture - Bronze - Guanyu - China - Second half 20th century
Very good condition, see description - 45×20×18 cm

Elaborately made bronze figurine of Guan Yu who is known everywhere in China.
The bronze figurine is approx. 45.00 cm high including flag, 19.50 cm wide, 18.00 cm deep, weighs 3.50 kg and is decorated with many elaborate details (see pictures). This is an artistic masterpiece.
Guan Yu is one of the best-known figures of ancient China. He lived during the late Han dynasty and stood for loyalty, courage and justice. He was a companion of Li Bai. He is still revered by many Chinese people today and figurines of him are supposed to protect the home.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Material
Bronze
Period
Second half 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Theme/ depiction
Guanyu
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
45×20×18 cm
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