清晚期 緙絲壽老仙童圖

Hanging scroll; silk tapestry (kesi) | 81.3 x 47cm | 19th century

Unknown Artist

Representations of immortals in Chinese art commonly include children. The boy in this tapestry hanging scroll is an immortal servant. The bald old man with a prominent forehead is the God of Longevity (Shoulao), and the plate of peaches in the boy’s...
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