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A CHINESE GREEN GLAZED POTTERY MODEL OF A BARKING DOG, EASTERN HAN DYNASTY

£ 4,500

Reference
1546
£4,500
Modelled standing, his snout raised sniffing the air, covered in a lead-green glaze, with touches of iridescence.
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Year Circa 25 - 220
Provenance This earthenware tomb figure depicts a dog and was made during the Eastern Han dynasty (First century) and was buried in a grave along with other models of animals, farm buildings and daily vessels according to Han funerary customs. The dogs purpose was t
Exhibition A similar model may be found in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, cat. no. C.167-1914