Standing bearded actor

Chinese Collection

Accession Nr.: 62.302.1
Type: sculpture; pottery
Date of production:
19th century
Qing dynasty
Place of production:
Acquisition: collection of Ferenc Hopp
Materials: earthenware
Techniques: glazed; painted
Dimensions: height: 41 cm
diameter (base): 14.2 cm
In Beijing operas, female roles were normally impersonated by male actors. The bearded actor depicted by the item impersonates a male role.