This is a well-detailed figure holding a gourd. The gourd is symbolic of medicine and healing. The figure is glazed in the Sancai tradition in cerulean blue, mustard yellow and jade green.
This standing sage is 4 and 1/4 inches tall.
It is in Very Good to Excellent Condition. The overall condition is better than you would expect from an object of substantial age that has been displayed/handled/used, usually over the lifetimes of several owners.
This is part of the fabulous collection of 144 vintage and antique mudmen I have just purchased, that had been lovingly collected over many decades. I purchased all 144 pieces, all in Very Good to Excellent Condition. I will be listing all of them, and of course will consider a reduced price if one were to purchase all or a large number of them. I am listing them at very affordable prices individually as well.
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