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Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Soldier / Warrior Statue Figure - 206 Bc For Sale

Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Soldier / Warrior Statue Figure - 206 Bc

A magnificent and largeancient Chinese Han Dynasty figure of an armoured warrior, dating to approximately 206 B.C. - 220 A.D.

The warrior is shown in typical Han dress, with baggy trousers, long-sleeved, flaring gown with thick collar. He has a simple close-fitting helmet on his head. His pink face is oval-shaped with black painted eyes and red lips. His right arm is bent at the elbow, his hand perforated,likely to take a spear or bow(made of wood and long perished). His left hand lies to his side and probably would have held an arrow in antiquity.

Figures such as this were made to accompany the Han elite into the afterlife, providing protection and acting as adisplay of wealth and status.

A very rare and powerful piece, one of the nicest that we have seen. With an impressed "maker's mark" on the left thigh.

Height:18 inches.

Condition: Possible minor restorations as is common with almost all genuine Han dynasty ceramics. Accompanied by a bespoke perspex stand, not shown.

Provenance:

Ex collection of Professor Gunther Doeker-Mach, acquired 1980's - 1990's.

Doeker-Mach was a well respected academic and prolific author. He was an authority on human rights as well as international law, teaching at the University of New South Wales. Together with his wife, the eminent activist Alice Tay,they travelled theworldacquiringfine artworks and antiquities with which they tastefully decorated their home.

Please note: This is a genuine, valuable, well provenancedand highly desirable ancient Han dynasty ceramic figure. This piece is offered for sale without reserve to promote our superb inventory of antiquities and ancient coins.

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