wall hanging; panel (art)

Right end panel of a wall hanging, with a maroon painted wooden frame and decorative procelain tiles inset. Three tiles have underglaze blue decoration of lotus blossom and foliate scrolls. Alternated between these blue and white tiles are two vertical tiles with overglaze polychrome decoration set in the upper section, the left one is painted with a bat (fu) and a musical stone chime (qing) in its mouth, below which are floral scrolls, while the right one is painted with an official standing by a gate entrance with both hands held together in front of chest. The tile set at the lower section depicts He Xiangu, one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, standing on the back of a giant bat above seawaves. She is holding her emblem, a spray of lotus blossom.

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