aardewerk beeld (1) - Grey terrecotta with a beautifull patina - Aardewerk - China - 618-907 AD

Omschrijving
aardewerk beeld (1) - Grey terrecotta with a beautifull patina - Aardewerk - China - 618-907 AD
Zeer goede staat, zie beschrijving - 80×70×120 mm

Statue of a ritual protective annimal bull - China - Tang dynastie.

Grey terrecotta with a beautifull patina.
Size L: 120 mm - H: 80 mm -B: 60-70 mm, circa

These fiercefull annimals were ment to protect the grave from evel spirits.

These archeological objects called ‘ming’ki, were found in the tombs of deceased of highly ranked officials. People believed strongly in the afterlife.
Important persons, animals or objects were replicated in terra cotta figures and placed in the tomb, so the soul of the deceased could happily continue its afterlife.


Will be accompanied certificate of authenticity from the galery.

Piece sold by Galery L'esprit de l'art - Antwerp - Belgium. Member: Antiquairs Antwerp - Art A
We specialise for over 25 years in Oriental and ethnic art.


Kavelgegevens
Totaal aantal items
1
Object
aardewerk beeld
Materiaal
Aardewerk
Periode
618-907 AD
Regio / land van herkomst
China
Toeschrijving
Origineel
Ontwerp/aardewerk
Grey terrecotta with a beautifull patina
Staat
Zeer goede staat, zie beschrijving
Afmetingen
80×70×120 mm
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