Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Kneeling Figure

Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Kneeling Figure

Period: Han Dynasty, Circa 206 BCE – 220 CE
Dimensions: 10 1/4" without stand, 11 1/2" with stand
Material: Pottery
Condition: Very good condition with considerable original paint remaining under the slight encrustation of dirt
Region: China
Provenance: Acquired in England in the 1970's from an old English collection
Description
Depicted in a kneeling position with his hands held in front, the figure wears a loose wraparound robe with long wide sleeves, bordered in red at the edge of the collar and sleeves. Traces of white pigment remain on the gently smiling face. He wears a hat that is flat on top. The seams of the two piece mold can be seen along the sides of the figure.

Mounted on Lucite square

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