A fine Chinese Sui Dynasty hollow-moulded straw glazed terracotta female court attendant statuette. The slender figurine’s court clothes are delicately modelled in the terracotta and her hair is arranged in a double top knot. She is portrayed standing in the classical stance for offerants, holding an offering object with both hands, and wearing the traditional court attire, known as ruqun.
Date: Circa 581-618 AD
Period: Sui Dynasty