A Chinese Ming Dynasty Palanquin and Attendants

GBP 900.00

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Object Description

A set of Chinese Ming Dynasty earthenware attendants, together with a green glazed palanquin and seated figure. Each male attendant is styled in a long robe, coloured a vivid green glaze. Within the palanquin is a seated figure, representing the deceased. He too is dressed in a green glazed robe, with additional detailing in a brown glaze. The attendants accompany him on his journey through the afterlife, announcing his presence. The palanquin is also coloured in a dark green glaze, with dark yellow accents and a black roof.


Palanquin: 45cm height x 16.5cm width

Figures: 21.9cm height x 6.5cm width

N.B. Price is for the set.

Object Condition

Very good, with bright vivid glaze and additional cold-painted detailing still remaining. Some loss of glaze over time.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:16.5-6.5 x H:45-21.9 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James