Majie and Boy Figurines
Majie and Boy Figurines

Heritage Miniature: Majie and Boy Figurines by Miniature Stories

SGD 90.00

(Price inclusive of GST) "A pair of collectible figurines depicting a Majie walking with a young boy whom she is caring for. She is wearing a black and white samfu and has her hair up in a bun – both of which were the traditional manner in which Majie dressed. Majie (妈姐), whose name means “mother and sister,” were a special group of Chinese women who worked as domestic helpers in Singapore during the 1950s. Majie took a lifelong vow to remain unmarried and celibate in order to work and earn their own living independently." The figurines are made of a metal alloy to give a solid weight and feel. They are hand-painted with special care taken to ensure accuracy to actual colours. Approx. Size of Figurine: Majie: 60mm (H) x 25mm (W); Boy: 40mm (H) x 15mm (W) Approx. Size of Box: 12cm (L) x 9.2cm (W) x 6.1cm (H) Approx. Weight: 180g

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