Chinese Clay Model of Armchairs – Ming Dynasty (Pair Priced At)


Pair of Chinese armchairs “imperial court” style with decorative stepped back panels and footrests that sit on scroll feet. These funerary objects (Mingqi) were placed in tombs to provide the deceased with necessities and comfort in the afterlife, thus assuring immortality.

13″ tall 8″ wide 6.5″ deep, red clay with orange and green glaze, China (Ming Dynasty), 1368-1644