567. Chinese Bronze Paper Weight Depicting 'Li Bai’
Chinese Bronze paper weight depicting‘Li Bai’
This scroll weight on a rectangular base, depicting the reclining figure of “Li Bai” with a wine ewer and cup set in front of him, a kneeling boy cleaning his ear.
The Figure appears to depict the celebrated Tang scholar Li Bai (701-762), one of the most acclaimed in Chinese history and a notorious drinker.