Celadon porcelain statue produced in Yaozhou

 

Song Dynasty
Height: 45.0cm
Bottom diameter: 10.5cm

The statue is a standing man of medium stature. The serene man stands upright on a round tray barefooted, his sparkling eyes looking straight ahead, cheeks bulging slightly and lips closed. A bowknot on the head and a cloth girdle round the waist, he wears a long garment composed of several leaves, holding a vase on the left palm and grass leaves in the right hand. The whole body is applied with yellowy green glaze.