Eastern Han Dynasty Terracotta Statuette of a Farmer

GBP 325.00

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Object Description

A terracotta figurine of a male farmer dating to the Eastern Han Dynasty. He is portrayed in a standing pose and holding a large item, possibly a sickle, to his side. He wears the qujupao (曲裾袍), a traditional Han Dynasty dress comprising of a mid-length outer garment with wide sleeves and a tapering hem. His hair is coiled atop the head in a typical Han male hairdo, leaving his face bare and revealing his facial features. The prominent nose and plump lips remain well defined, whilst the faint eyes and thick arched eyebrows exude a sense of serenity.

Date: AD 25 – 220
Period: Eastern Han Dynasty

Object History

The C. Roger Moss OBE collection. The late C. Roger Moss OBE was a renowned art collector who, throughout the years, thanks to his determination and enthusiasm, was able to create an outstanding collection of artworks, most prominently from China and the Orient, but also from other cultures.

Object Condition

Good condition, some chips to the body. Earthy encrustations remain on the surface.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:5.5 x H:15.5 centimeters

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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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