Porcelain figurine of a standing boy holding leaf of lotus covered by bluish qingbai glaze and decorated in brown iron spotted on the head and blue splash on the body and also character script above the foot rim.
In Taoist literature, the child epitomizes the ideal innocence of the holy sage, absorbing all that he sees. A boy (child) with a lotus leaf could thus with all its implications be said to express the wish, "may the heavenly powers send you a son".
Children is a symbol of luck and fertility. In olden China the number of children was important because it guaranteed the perpetual status of the clan
Height 7.5 cm Width 4.2 cm
Excellent condition, no chips, cracks, or hairlines and free from restorations.