Ming Dynasty Green-glazed Attendants & Palanquin A set of green-glazed Chinese Ming dynasty earthenware figures, together with a green glazed palanqu.. Product #: AH-551 Regular price: $1,100.00 $1,100.00 In Stock
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Ming Dynasty Green-glazed Attendants & Palanquin

Product Code: AH-551

£1,100.00

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A set of green-glazed Chinese Ming dynasty earthenware figures, together with a green glazed palanquin. Each figure has been styled in long, flowing robes coloured a vivid green. Additional features have been accented in a deep amber yellow, highlighting the attendants sashes, hair ties and clothing accents. Their hair is tied into an elaborate top-knot and coloured a dull black. The hair, with its dull colouring, and the other areas left bare would have been ‘cold-painted’ after firing, to contrast to the vivid fired green and amber pigments. The palanquin is also coloured in a dark green glaze, with dark...

A set of green-glazed Chinese Ming dynasty earthenware figures, together with a green glazed palanquin. Each figure has been styled in long, flowing robes coloured a vivid green. Additional features have been accented in a deep amber yellow, highlighting the attendants sashes, hair ties and clothing accents. Their hair is tied into an elaborate top-knot and coloured a dull black. The hair, with its dull colouring, and the other areas left bare would have been ‘cold-painted’ after firing, to contrast to the vivid fired green and amber pigments. The palanquin is also coloured in a dark green glaze, with dark yellow accents and a black roof.

Figures such as these would have been placed in the deceased’s tomb, to attend to him in the afterlife.

c. 1368–1644 AD, Ming Dynasty

Dimensions:

Palanquin: 35cm height x 14cm width

Figures: 19.1cm height x 5.2cm width

Condition: very good, with bright vivid glaze and additional cold-painted detailing still remaining. Some loss of pigment. Fragment from base of palanquin missing. See photos for details.

N.B. Price is per set.

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