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RARE Ancient 600 A. D. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue

RARE Ancient 600 A. D. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue
RARE Ancient 600 A. D. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue
RARE Ancient 600 A. D. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue
RARE Ancient 600 A. D. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue
RARE Ancient 600 A. D. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue
RARE Ancient 600 A. D. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue

RARE Ancient 600 A. D. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue
Rare 100% Authentic Antique Terracotta Tomb Statue, 600-700 Century A. The statue depicts a court gentlemen with elegant posture, hint of smile, in a long red gown, long sleeves, and head cap -- from the Tang Dynasty Era. He is static and attentive in his nature, the hands are held together in a traditional sign of respect and possible holding a wooden lamp (the wooden decayed from hundreds of years buried in the ground).

According to Tang citizen's belief, the statue served as companion for the high-ranking officer or the military general. The artists of the ancient Tang Dynasty Era are renowned for their ability to convey people's character and feeling expression into the terracotta tomb figure. Good Condition with good preservation of original polychrome pigment.

Original head was reattached to body after the excavation. This item was documented in the former collection of Late Mr. O'Hara, a prominent numismatic and ancient art collector who authored many books and who also had a passion for Chinese terracotta arts from Han to Song Dynasty Periods. The authentic item like this is extremely rare today, in the market that is full of forgery artifacts. The item "RARE Ancient 600 A. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue" is in sale since Monday, August 1, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "acmer" and is located in Bangkok, default.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Type: Statue
  • Region of Origin: China
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Primary Material: Porcelain & Pottery
  • Maker: China
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Color: Beige
  • Chinese Dynasty: Tang (618-907)


RARE Ancient 600 A. D. Chinese Tang Dynasty Terracotta Court Servant Statue