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Chinese Anthropomorphic Figurine

Antiquities - China and Far East


LOT 900

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 280 - 400
USD ($) 350 - 490
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £311

CHINESE ANTHROPOMORPHIC FIGURINE

Circa 206 BC - 220 AD, Han Dynasty. A ceramic figurine depicting a male with black-painted dressed hair, long ears, large eyes and pursed lips; the torso and legs slender and elongated, the feet with modelled toes; a transverse piercing at the shoulders for attachment of separate arms. Ceramic, 2.1 kg, 58 cm.

Condition
Very fine condition, arms lost in antiquity.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Footnotes
Figures of this type were created for use as mortuary adornments, usually shown armed as soldiers.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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