This piece is an antique Blue and White Ceramic Scholar figure. It is a figure of a Wise Man or Scholar, and is dressed in a robe adorned with dragons. The figure is in good condition with no chips or cracks, very little ware. Measures approximately 15" h X 4.25" w x 2.5" d. Stamped with Chinese character on bottom.
This piece if from the estate of listed artist and illustrator John H. McClelland.
The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck for people who are worthy of it.