Daoist figure

Chinese
Ming dynasty
16th century


Dimensions

174 x 70 x 60 cm (68 1/2 x 27 9/16 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

42.394

Medium or Technique

Cast brass with traces of gilding

On View

Huntington Staircase (101.1)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork

Provenance

1942, William de Krafft ( b. 1878 - d. 1963), New York; sold by William de Krafft to the MFA.[see note 1] (Accession date: February 12, 1942)

Notes:
[1] purchased by contribution, total price for 42.394-42.395: $5,000.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by contribution