A large, Museum Quality pottery figure of a female attendant holding a plate with a severed Pigs head in front of her chest. The figure dates to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.
The figure is placed on a large Lotus throne on top of high hexagonal plint, both in fine Sancai colours - a two-colour green and yellow glazed robe.
She wears a high head dress. Finely hand painted facial details. Lotus thrones are very rare for Ming pottery figures.
The head is attachable as often seen on the largest figures from this period.
Size: The figure measure c. 56 cm. A very impressive and massive conversation piece and very decorative. This type is one of the largest known of this design.
Condition: Superb, finely preserved glaze and pigment, according to age.
Ex. Danish private collection, and guaranteed authentic.