Chinese Early 20th C. Glazed Porcelain Roof Tile of a Warrior Riding a Monkey

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Chinese glazed porcelain roof tile of a warrior riding a monkey. The manufacture of glazed tiles was standardized in the Ming Dynasty and during the Qing Dynasty into the Republican Era, glazed tiles became ever more popular for top-tier buildings, including palace halls in the Forbidden City and ceremonial temples like the Heavenly Temple. The piece is signed and mounted on a presentation display stand.

The monkey is the ninth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Monkey is associated with the earthly branch symbol?.
Early 20th century, circa 1910s-1920s.

In fine antique condition with age-appropriate wear.

Condition : Good

Dimensions : Height: 14 in. (35.56 cm) Width: 13 in. (33.02 cm) Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)

Material : Ceramic

Style : Chinese

Period : Early 20th Century

Color : Multi

Dealer : G228

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