Han Dynasty Attendant

$519.01

A hollow-cast figurine of a standing male in loose riding coat and pill-box hat, holding a bag in his left hand.

Date: 206 BC - 220 AD
Period: Han Dynasty
Provenance: UK art market, acquired prior to 1980.
Condition: Very good condition.

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Product Code: ES-19138
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The Han Dynasty was the second imperial dynasty of China (206 BC–220 AD), and its art is notable for aiming to give form to everyday people and objects. It was a period of significant economic growth, and this facilitated discovery and innovation: technical possibilities in the arts increased as a result, enabling artists to push boundaries. The art of the Han dynasty is largely decorative – a shift away from the functional, ritualistic art of the previous Qin dynasty.

To discover more about Chinese terracotta statuettes, please visit our relevant blog post: Terracotta Tomb Attendants.

Weight 301 g
Dimensions H 28 cm
Culture

Pottery and Porcelain

Region

Country

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