A large, Museum Quality tomb pottery figure of a male attendant. He carries a Ming Dynasty official hat in his right hand. The figure dates to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.
The figure is placed on a large Lotus throne on top of high hexagonal plint, both are in fine deep cobolt blue and turquiose coloured glaze, as is the robe and helmet.
He wears a high hat on his head that has finely hand painted facial details. Lotus thrones are very rare for Ming pottery figures.
The head is attachable as often seen on the largest figures from this period.
Size: The figure measure c. 53-54 cm. A very impressive and massive conversation piece and very decorative. This type is one of the largest known of this design.
Condition: Superb, finely preserved glaze and pigment, according to age.
Ex. Danish private collection, and guaranteed authentic.