Ming Dynasty - Large Funerary Green Glazed Attendant

Ming Dynasty - Large Funerary Green Glazed Attendant

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1700: Item # 897639

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This is a large green glazed Ming dynasty funerary figure modelled as a palaquin bearer or attendant. It stand on a step and waisted hexagonal plinth with six feet. The right hand of the palaquin bearer or attendant is resting on his chest with the long sleeve covering the arm, exposing only the hand. The other arm is within the long sleeve. The slash at the waist is unglazed, exposing a slightly redish clay.

There are some abrasion and minor chip which can be expected from funerary objects. The white plaster at the right hand of the attendant has sign of degradation as shown in the first picture of photograph no.4. There are no other major damages, repair or restoration. The funerary palaquin bearer or attendant can be considered to be in good condition and that it is well preserved.

The height of the palanquin bearer or attendant is 49cm (19.6inches), the length is 13cm and the width is 11cm.