This shadow puppet of a kneeling solder was designed based on the kneeling and shooting terracotta soldiers unearthed in Shaanxi province. With his face covered with painted make-up, this armor-clad soldier has a titled chignon, a left arm that moves freely and a right arm hidden behind a bronze shield decorated with taotie patterns.


  • Title: Kneeling Soldier
  • Creator: Wang Tianxi
  • Date: 2006
  • Type: Shadow Puppet
  • Physical format: 38x26cm

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