Large Han figure of a soldier, Western Han dynasty, 206BC – 8AD

$2,200.00 AUD

Large & impressive Chinese pottery figure of a foot soldier, modelled freestanding with one arm raised to take a spear, dressed in typical heavy coat and baggy trousers, boots to his feet, the details picked out in black & orange pigments, the head with a pale slip & black detailing.

Western Han dynasty, 206BC – 8AD

45cm high

Condition: still with some earth, original pigments surviving, some tool marks from excavation, no restoration or repainting.

Mounted on a bespoke acrylic stand (typical of New York mounting in the 1980’s-90’s)

Provenance: old Sydney collection put together last century.




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