Chinese Burial Figurine Ming Dynasty 1368

 

Glazed Burial Figure of a senior official holding his cat.

Ming Dynasty ruled China from 1368 – 1644. It was a period of native Chinese leadership that came inbetween Mongol and Manchu rule. It was founded by Zhuu Yuanzhang, who proclaimed himself emperor in Yingtian. Zhu’s army eliminated the military Yuan dynasty