Painted porcelain figure of Puxian, bodhisattva Samantabhadra, who represents compassion and the Law of the Buddha. The figure is depicted in a feminine form wearing an ornate robe and headscarf, sitting on an elephant in a rajalilasana, or relaxation, position with right leg folded horizontally and left leg pendant. The figure holds a scroll that represents the book of the Dharma in the right hand. The figure is made of glazed porcelain painted with glazed polychrome enamel.
Figures such as these were placed in the family alter or shrine.