Global Art & Artifacts


Authentic Tang Dynasty Detailed Figure.  Tomb Art. Figurine.  Statue. Terracotta. Xi’an.  Shan Xi Province.  China.

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    Unearthed in Xi’an  – capital of Shaanxi Province, central China – marking the eastern end of the Silk Road and home to the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties’ ruling houses.   A detailed and rare fine for the Serious Collector of relics from the Tang Dynasty.

Large Egyptian Obelisk Statue.  Incense Container.  Hieroglyphs.  Egypt.

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    Egyptian tapered monolithic pillars (obelisks) were erected in pairs at the entrances of ancient temples.  Often carved out of one piece of stone – usually granite from Aswan – they were covered in alloys of gold and silver.  All four sides were embellished with hieroglyphics, … Continue reading

Porcelain Tang Dynasty – Styled Sancai Horse Sculpture.  Ceramic Statue.  China

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    I was thrilled to acquire this mid-sized horse from a Tongchuan kiln (central Shaanxi province) known for quality sancai ceramics.  Made from white clay, coated with a colored glaze and fired at 800 degrees Celsius.   The polychrome effect was obtained by using a manganese and… Continue reading

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