Hu - Chinese court tablet

A court tablet in gilded and brown lacquered wood.

Description

A court tablet in gilded and brown lacquered wood.
Hu was used in ancient chinese protocole, in the shape of a long tablet. It was hold in front of the face when the dignitarys adressed the emperor.
It also exist in Japan under the name: "shaku".

Period
Late Ming Period
Height
47 cm

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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