Chinese Han Terracotta Rabbit Figurine

GBP 1,350.00

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Object Description

A finely moulded Han terracotta figurine depicting a squatting rabbit in an extremely naturalistic manner. Its head is slightly raised, echoing one of its lifted forelimbs, whilst the hindlimbs are presented in naturalistic and muscular outlines, evenly balancing the weight of its body in a well-portrayed squatting pose. It has two prominent, erect ears, with the insides painted in a pinkish-red pigment. Facial features are picked out in red and black pigments.

Date: Circa 202BC -AD 220
Period: The Han Dynasty

Object History

From the collection of a West Country gentleman, formed in 1970s

Object Condition

Good condition, with some original pigment visible to the surface. This piece has been thermoluminescence tested at Laboratory Kotalla.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:30 x H:29 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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