Five kneeling figures from the tomb of Fu Hao are illustrated in Tomb of Lady Hao at Yinxu in Anyang, Beijing, 1980, pls 129 and 130, together with two related jade heads, pl. 131, nos 1 and 2; another from the collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, in the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, was included in the exhibition Ancient Chinese Jades, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1975, cat. no. 121; and another from the collection of Jay C. Leff, was sold in our New York rooms, 25th October 1975, lot 98. Compare also a seated figure with knees raised, illustrated in Teng Shu P’ing, One Hundred Jades from the Lantien Shanfang collection, Taipei, 1995, pl 37, together with a jade head, pl. 36.
Kneeling figures are also found on bronzes; see for example a bronze container supported on four kneeling figures, recovered from the Western Zhou tomb of the Marquis of Jin, Shanxi province, illustrated in Gems from Excavations of Cemetery or Marquis of Jin in Shanxi Province, Shanghai, 2002, pl. 165.
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