Chinese Ming Unglazed Polychrome Zodiac Figurine

GBP 195.00

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Object Description

A finely hollow-moulded Ming unglazed polychrome terracotta zodiac figurine. The male court attendant is portrayed wearing a long, richly draped Ming court robe, standing in a solemn pose. He is presented placing both his hands right in front of his chest, holding a quadruped that closely resembles a dog. Under his high court hat, his facial features are emphasised in black and red pigments.

Date: Circa 16th century AD
Period: The Ming Dynasty

Object History

From the collection of a West Country gentleman, formed in 1970s.

Object Condition

Overall good condition, abrasions to the surface, especially to the small dog and hands.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:6.3 x H:18.8 centimeters

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+44 (0)208 364 4565
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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

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