Chinese collection

Item LL 6579

Accession no: LL 6579
Object type: Ceramic
Name: Model of a sedan chair
Materials: Earthenware with lead glazes
Place made: China
Date made: Ming Dynasty, C. 1400
Measurements: H. 29.5 cm, W. 12.7 cm

Description: Model of a sedan chair; belongs to a set of funeral procession, 49 pieces. Earthenware, moulded and sculpted, with aubergine and turquoise 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.