Chest

Lacquering | 49 x 104 x 48cm | c. 1600 - c. 1700

anonymous

The poet Li Bai was summoned by Emperor Minghuang (r. 713-756) to compose poems for his concubine Yang Guifei. Li arrives, drunk; Yang, however, admires his talent and helps him to write while the eunuch Gao Lishi assists Li in removing his shoes. Th...
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