Pottery figure of a soldier, Tang Dynasty, (618 – 970 AD)

$480.00 AUD

Terracotta figure of a soldier, modeled standing with his hands clasped & pierced to hold a spear or banner, wearing a peaked hat and a dark cloak over his robes, with traces of white pigments details. Tang dynasty, 8th century AD.

Condition

losses& wear

Size

20cm high

References

Placed in the tomb, such a figure was to guard their patron in the afterlife.

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