Terre cuite, Modelage
Objet religieux, Lampe
Don manuel : Deydier, Agnès; Deydier, Christian
This three-branched funerary candelabra is a highly original object. Four intertwined dragons and a small hermaphrodite figure, bearded but with visible breasts, are its most notable features.
A similar hermaphrodite figure, which also carries an oil lamp on its head, was excavated at Guangzhou.
Art chinois, Musée Cernuschi, acquisitions 1993-2004, Paris Musées/Editions Findakly, 2005, p.58.