Ho Chi Minh

1966-1976 (made)


Height: 30.0 cm, Width: 23.5 cm

FE.33-1990 EAS

Bust of Ho Chi Minh, unglazed porcelain, China (probably Jingdezhen), 1966-1976

Bust of Ho Chi Minh, leader of the struggle for Vietnamese independence from France and of the communist Vietminh state in North Vietnam that adpated many ideas and metholds form the Chinese Communist movement. Modelled in a mould, in two sections. Heavy, thick-bodied, but well-detailed portrait.

Given by Mr Simon Kwan

Location: Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case 15, shelf 3

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