Object Description

A hollow-moulded yellowish clay figure of an attendant, dressed in long robes, which fall in folds down the length of his body. The garment is looped around his left forearm, where there used to be a slot for a staff or incense. The attendant is wearing a tall headdress and his shoes are visible under the robes. Some of the original decorative red and white pigment remains.
Period: Northern Wei Dynasty, 386 – 534 AD

Object Condition

Very fine, intact. Earthly deposits cover the surface. Small chip to the headdress.

Object Classification

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:22.5 centimeters

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