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Giving the Pearl Tower as Gift from The Pearl Tower

Yu Xianglian and Wang Nanxian1992

China Intangible Heritage Industry Alliance

China Intangible Heritage Industry Alliance

Adapted from the famous Wuxi Opera The Pearl Tower which tells a love story between Fang Qing and Chen Cui’e, this piece displays the most important scene, “giving the pearl tower as a gift”, in the opera with two beautifully-shaped and elegantly-hued characters, in which the female protagonist Chen Cui’e holding a parcel wrapped in a piece of blue cloth with floral patterns while the gentleman holding a red oil-paper umbrella, a typical raingear used in Jiangnan of China.

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  • Title: Giving the Pearl Tower as Gift from The Pearl Tower
  • Creator: Yu Xianglian and Wang Nanxian
  • Date: 1992
  • Type: Huishan Clay Figurine
  • Physical format: 16x12cm

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