wall hanging; panel (art)

Wall hanging with a maroon painted wooden frame and decorative procelain tiles inset. Four tiles have underglaze blue decoration, three of them are painted with lotus blossom and foliate scrolls, one tile set at the bottom is painted with dragon scrolls. Alternated between these blue and white tiles are two tiles painted with overglaze polychrome decoration. The upper tile depicts three officials standing in a terraced garden with both hands holding in front of chest and gazing towards a building. The lower tile depicts Zhang Guolao, one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, riding on horse back galloping above seawaves. He is holding his emblem, 'yugu', a musical instrument in the shape of a bamboo tube with two rods.

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