Chinese collection

Item LL 6586

Accession no: LL 6586
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of an attendant carrying a length of silk
Materials: Earthenware with lead glazes
Place made: China
Date made: Ming Dynasty, C. 1400
Measurements: H. 32.8 cm, W. 9.5 cm

Description: Figure of an attendant carrying a length of silk (coming unclothed into this world, we are able to clothe ourselves); belongs to a set of funeral procession, 49 pieces. Earthenware, moulded and sculpted, painted in blue, black and white in the style

Provenance
Acquired by the 2nd Lord Leverhulme in 1937. Curator’s Report to the Trustees of June 1937 in the LLAG archives.