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Authentic Han Dynasty, ca. 206 BCE to 220 CE mold-formed terracotta tomb attendant 7 1/2 inches with COA and provenance

Regular price $275.00 USD
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Elegant authentic Chinese Han Dynasty ( circa. 206 BCE to 220 CE.) Pottery Standing Figure. Lovely mold-formed terracotta tomb attendant, dressed in floor-length robes that cascade down her body and topped by towering coiffures or headdresses. Figure appear as pregnant women standing with right hands resting atop their bulbous bellies and their left arms laying parallel to her tall body. Minimalist visages features recessed eyes, round cheeks, a button nose, and a petite mouth. Their robes fold at the top of theirs chests, displaying triangular lapels and are belted just below their stomachs. This figure is one of 4 of what appears to be of the same pregnant tomb attendant ( all 4 on my site and can be purchased together at a discount- Size: 7 1/2" H (19.05 cm). Comes with certificate of authenticity from well respected gallery (where it was purchased) that deals in Antiquities.-Provenance: ex-Phoenicia Holyland Antiquities, New York, New York, USA, acquired before 2010 Condition: Expected surface wear with some pitting, nicks/chips, abrasions, and softening of detail as shown, all commensurate with age. Otherwise, all are intact and very nice with liberal remains of pigments and rich earthen deposits throughout. Released from private collection that has sold in New York City galleries as well as top auction-Guaranteed Authentic All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.