Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Eagle

Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty Eagle

Item Number: 10834

$695.00

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Period: Han Dynasty 206 BCE-220CE
Dimensions: 2 3/4”
Material: Terracotta with traces of original polychrome
Condition: Very good, small chip on tail
Region: China
Provenance: Acquired by the present owner when he lived in Paris in the 1980's from an old French collection.
Description
Wonderful action portrayal of an eagle prepared to grasp a fish with its talons.Traces of original polychrome. This piece is one of a group that was ThermoLuminescent tested. It can be purchased individually or the group may be acquired in its entirety (at a special price) which is recommended. A copy of the TL test would accompany the piece. The group encompasses the Han Antelope, two smaller acrobats, two larger acrobats, a flying pig, and the eagle.

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