The sculpture, carved in the 18th century, is being exhibited in China’s National Palace Museum
The sculpture is full of intricate details: eight figures travel on the boat, each one of them endowed with particular expressions, in different positions all along the boat. The roof, windows and doors of the small ship are abundantly decorated, and can even be opened and closed at convenience.
According to the post Cultura Inquieta published on Tsu-Chang’s work, the sculpture is barely 16 millimeters tall and 34 millimeters long, and is currently exhibited in China’s National Palace Museum. It is, indeed, an ode in itself to patience, attentiveness to detail and love for one’s work.
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