This statue is a beautiful depiction of a popular theme in Chinese art. The mother appears to be teaching her child, as she holds a scroll in one hand as the child looks up attentively. The glaze is in the Shiwan style highlighted by the deep cobalt blue. The statue is well crafted and has no damage. The age of the statue is unknown. There appears to be a signature on the lower interior of the figure. However, the characters have not been translated for confirmation.
The statue measures about 8.5 inches tall and approximately 5.25 inches across the base. Weight is in consideration of packaging for safe shipping.