Chinese Han Dynasty Terracotta Musician Figure - 206 BC-220 AD
An amazing Chinese Han Dynasty terracotta statue of Musician depicted in kneeling position. Fine face details and head covered with hats.
Size: high 42cm, wide 31.5cm ; - Good Condition
Object Literature: The Han dynasty was the second imperial dynasty of China (202 BC – 220 AD), established by Liu Bang and ruled by the House of Liu. The Han Dynasty represent a golden age of Chinese culture both in visual and poetry, literature, philosophy and music. Pottery figures of entertainers often accompanied the deceased in the afterlife.
To discover more about Han Dynasty Art visit: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/44386
Object History: East Anglian private collection; formerly acquired in the early 1990s in Hong Kong.
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