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Chinese Ming Sacrificial Models – Mingqi

Chinese Ming Sacrificial Models – Mingqi

Chinese Sancai-Glazed pottery Models, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Mingqi miniatures ceramic models such as this 15 examples were made for use in the afterlife and were placed in the tombs of wealthy Chinese aristocrats to accompany them into the next world. Sancai lead glaze on low fired pottery.
Excellent condition: few wear and traces of the age. The wine vessel on the right at the first photo seems to have an old restoration.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Height: between 1,5 cm and 11 cm

Euro 1100.- (for all 15 models together)

Chinese Ming Pottery Model – Chest

Chinese Ming Pottery Model – Chest

Rare chinese Sancai-Glazed pottery Model of a Chest, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Miniature ceramic models such as this were made for use in the afterlife and were buried in the tomb as substitutes for the real article.
Very good condition, some wear and traces of the age.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Length: ca. 12 cm
Height: ca. 10,5 cm
Deep: 8 cm