Offered by: Avantiques
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Large Han Dynasty Terra-cotta Court Lady Figure TL Tested

$ 16,000
  • Description
    Huge Han Dynasty Terracotta figure Of A Court Lady. TL Test conducted by Ralf Kotalla Laboratory in Germany. Report included.

    Height: 29.5 Inches (75 cm)
    Width: 11.5 Inches (29 cm)
    Depth: 6.4 Inches

    Condition is Very Good. Head detached. Possible repairs suspected but not detected.

    Provenance: From an old British collection formed in the 1990’s

    Ca. 206 BC - 220 AD Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery court figure. This large 29.5 inch female figure is presented wearing the traditional Eastern Han Dynasty court attire, or shenyi, which comprises a long vest tied to the waist with long flaring sleeves and a hair cap.

    AVANTIQUES is dedicated to providing an exclusive curated collection of Fine Arts, Paintings, Bronzes, Asian treasures, Art Glass and Antiques. Our inventory represents time-tested investment quality items with everlasting decorative beauty. We look forward to your business and appreciate any reasonable offers. All of our curated items are vetted and guaranteed authentic and as described. Avantiques only deals in original antiques and never reproductions. We stand behind our treasures with a full money back return if the items are not as described.

    Attendant figures such as this treasure were important to a variety of cultures with afterlife beliefs which involved trials, travels or an afterlife similar to that which was lived on earth. These figures which are included as funerary offerings reflect the believe that assistance would be helpful in overcoming the difficult environs of the afterlife. Popular choices included warriors, dancers, male and female figures and animals.

    Please also consider Avantique’s antique and ancient Asian Art Collection of Han Dynasty, Tang Dynasty, Ming Dynasty, Qing, and Republic period items to complete your home and office decorations with class. Avantiques has Asian pottery, terra cotta, bronze, and paintings to complement your collection. We strive to collect the highest quality Asian antiquities in exceptional condition.
  • More Information
    Origin: China
    Period: Pre 18th Century
    Materials: Terracotta, Hand-Crafted.
    Condition: Good. Repaired: Commensurate of age and use. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Creation Date: 206 BC - 220 AD
    Styles / Movements: Asian, Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 631759
  • Dimensions
    W. 11.5 in; H. 29.5 in; D. 6.5 in;
    W. 29.21 cm; H. 74.93 cm; D. 16.51 cm;
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