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Large Chinese Han Dynasty Period Terracotta Horse, circa 202 BC-200 AD

US$45,000

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A large Chinese Han dynasty period terracotta horse sculpture circa 202 BC-200 AD, with mineral deposits. Handmade in China during the prestigious Han dynasty and made in several parts (the head, tail and legs come off), this large Chinese terracotta horse is depicted standing in a very alert position. His expressive face and energetic gait convey a wonderful sense of liveliness. It was molded adhering to traditional Chinese terracotta techniques. Such items were intended to reproduce the earthly environment of the deceased in the afterlife. With its great proportions and natural patina, this Chinese Han dynasty terracotta horse will make for an exquisite decorative addition to any home, where it will be a great conversation piece.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 49 in. (124.46 cm)Width: 42 in. (106.68 cm)Depth: 14 in. (35.56 cm)
  • Style
    Han (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 202 BC-200 AD
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. Age appropriate wear and maintenance. Weathered patina. Please refer to the various additional photos for further condition detail and contact us with any questions!
  • Seller Location
    Yonkers, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: YN69501stDibs: LU863920244262

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Yonkers, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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