Accession no: LL 6615
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of a mourner
Materials: Earthenware with lead glazes
Place made: China
Date made: Ming Dynasty, C. 1400
Measurements: H. 17.4 cm, W. 5.3 cm
Description: Figure of a mourner, a person known to the family or a hired man, belabouring its body to the point of exhaustion; belongs to a set of funeral procession, 49 pieces. Earthenware, moulded and sculpted, with yellow, green and black glazes in the style of Tang Dynasty (618-906 AD).
Acquired by the 2nd Lord Leverhulme in 1937. Curator’s Report to the Trustees of June 1937 in the LLAG archives.
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