Figurine of Yang Zirong

This is a figurine of Yang Zirong, the lead character of Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy and one of the most enduring heroes in modern Chinese drama. In the story of Tiger Mountain set in the late 1940s, Yang is a People’s Liberation Army (PLA) scout platoon leader. He infiltrates a bandits’ lair (in Tiger Mountain) and obtains intelligence that enables his comrades to eventually attack and capture the bandits.

Date/Period
1960s-1970s
Region
China
Dimension
Object size: H 30.5 x W 25
Accession No.
1997-04884
Material
Porcelain
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr Xu Cheng Bin
Category
Ceramics