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Fragment Terracotta Attendant / Servant Head.  Han Dynasty. Henan Province.  Central China.

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    This piece was unearthed in Henan, a province in central China’s Yellow River Valley, almost a century ago.  Often recognized as the place where Chinese civilization originated, this piece is from the Han Dynasty (circa 200 B.C.).  This period was the golden age of Chinese culture,… Continue reading

Rare Clay Tomb Figure.  Clay.  Tang Dynasty.  Luoyang China

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    Uncovered over a century ago by an anthropologist who – in turn – passed it on to his family . . .  ending up in a collector’s hands in Connecticut USA.   Tang Dynasty, circa 900 C.E.(A.D.).  From a site in Luoyang (Henan province).   Such… Continue reading

Very old Porcelain Ming-Dynasty Blue / White Double Dragons Crackled Porcelain Incense Burner / Bowl.  China

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    This burner appears to be very old, judging by the nature of the cracks, depth of color, and residue at the bottom of the inside.   Acquired from a wealthy family’s estate in Nanyang in Henan Province.  Wonderful ambiance.  Stand not included

Large Serene Marble Kwan-yin Guanyin Buddha Statue, China

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A garden Buddha in marble from the Henan Province (east central China). Coloring is pale and subtle. Mounted on a solid block of black granite. Circa early- to mid-1900’s. Pristine condition. Additional images are available upon request. For the Serious Collector or garden Buddha collector. Freight shipping only in wooden crate.

Tang-Style Sancai Pottery Horse, China

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Detail: Sancai is a technique of intermingling decorative colors and dates back to the Tang Dynasty. This particular horse was made in Luoyang (Henan Province). There is a signature stamp in the pottery. Perfect condition. Age unknown. Sorry, this item as been sold.

Rare Pottery Horse Head, China

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Detail:  Styling of a head unearthed from Luoyang (Henan Province).  This painted pottery is really hard to find.  Great personality.  Age unknown but is representative of statues from the Han Dynasty.  Pristine condition.
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