Accession no: LL 6626
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Figure of an attendant
Materials: Earthenware with lead glazes
Place made: China
Date made: Ming Dynasty, C. 1400
Measurements: H. 14.5 cm, W. 5.5 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, 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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