All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1332460 (stock #CH6.51&6.52)
Every collector should have a few of these Ming dynasty pottery burial figures in their collection. They are such a good bargain and they tell us so much about Chinese culture. Whereas the Tang dynasty figures are always rather theatrical, these Ming(1368-1644) attendants are resolutely realistic. They remind me of the bored professional mourners one still sees occasionally at funerals today...