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Stickman, Han Dynasty, China

Stickman, Han Dynasty, China sold

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"Stickman, Han Dynasty, China"
“Stickman.” Slender figure representing a standing naked “Han” lancer. Originally, this lancer wore a silk garment and movable wooden arms Which have disappeared. pegged in the hole practiced at the shoulders. gray terracotta with engobe.The polychromy is undoubtedly retouched to unify the collages Very finely executed face with a hairstyle in bun Similar pieces were found in the tomb of Jing Di Vth Han emperor in Xian. China, HAN period Western Han Dynasty, (206 BC - 8 AD) Xi'an, Shanxi province, China Height 60.5cm (without base) These types of figures were only found in the capital and were used by the royal family and off limits to ordinary people. Provenance: Anthony Allen Nouvelle Zelande (Chinese porcelain expert and author of numerous books) Belgian private collection

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Stickman, Han Dynasty, China

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