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1. Painted Ceramic Lady
(Matching tags: figurine,craft,ceramics,Tang dynasty)
The remarkable part of the Glazed Lady is that there remains a lot of paint, bright as new, on the figurine. This includes the red rouge on the cheeks, the green color of the cuffs, the brown color of ...
2. Celadon Jade Lion
(Matching tags: figurine,jade)
Hotien jade is bluish white, hard and dense. Its original jade material is thick and solid; the carving technique is neat and simple. Done in the technique of circular carving, this figure is an auspicious ...
3. Eight carved ivory immortals
(Matching tags: figurine,ivory)
This group of eight ivory carved immortals from left to right are Li Tieguai, Cao Guojiu, Han Xiang zi, Chang Guolao, He Xiangu, Lan Caihe, Han Chongli, and Lu Dongbin. The eight immortals are a very popular ...
4. An old fisherman with a fishing net
(Matching tags: figurine,ivory)
This Fisherman Throwing the Net is carved on soft and warm ivory. Wearing a leaf hat, the fisherman holds the net with two hands; the net is full of fish and crabs. This artifact is natural and abounds ...
5. White Jade Bi Xie
(Matching tags: Tang dynasty,figurine,jade)
Originally made from white and sapphire jade, this artifact is corroded and becomes dark brown. Shaped as the Bi Xie, an imaginary beast believed to be exorcising the evil spirits, this artifact depicts ...
6. Animal-shaped brazier stand
(Matching tags: tomb,figurine,bronzes)
The body of this bronze beast is short and small, in relation to which its head is very big, making it look like an extraterrestrial. Not only does it look ferocious, but both of its eyes open round and ...
7. Tri-colored glazed pottery, groom
(Matching tags: Tang dynasty,figurine,pottery)
Based in white and low-melting glaze, this figure stands slantwise on a rectangular plate. He wears putou hat; his long clothes had turndown collar and contracted sleeves. His waist is girt with scarf, ...
8. Tri-colored Lokapala figure
(Matching tags: Tang dynasty,figurine,pottery)
This figurine is a Tang Dynasty painted pottery god, unearthed in Luoying, Henan in 1928. In the large tombs in Tang dynasty, the burial objects are generally statues of gods, generals, scholars, and tomb ...
9. Tri-colored horse
(Matching tags: Tang dynasty,figurine,pottery)
The head of this tri-color horse is small and facing left; its body is plump yet hollow, with four legs standing stately on a rectangular plate. The horse bears a saddle-like ornament, decorated with heart-shape ...
10. Tri-colored glazed pottery, camel
(Matching tags: Tang dynasty,figurine,pottery)
The famous”Silk Road”was the main overland route between China and the west.It passed through a series of deserts,in which camel were a vital means of transport,a fact borne out by the large ...
11. Tri-colored glazed pottery, camel
(Matching tags: Tang dynasty,figurine,pottery)
This tricolor camel is based in white and glazed in tricolor. Its torso hollow, it stands on a rectangular plate. Its head lifted, its eyes fully open, the camel opens its mouth and poses in neighing posture. ...
12. Tri-colored chimera with double horns
(Matching tags: chimera,Tang dynasty,figurine,pottery)
There are many imaginary animals in the artistic work of Tang Dynasty, the most famous of which is this Tri-color Double-horn Chimera. Generally, these imaginary animals come with bearded human face and ...
There are two Li Bai statuettes in Shiwan Pottery, both are in white glaze. This statuette is based on very fine white earth and carved with beautiful sparkling pattern, the final effect symbolizing white ...
14. A pair of painted ceramic dancers
(Matching tags: Northern Wei dynasty,figurine,ceramics)
This figurine, unearthed in Luoyiang, Henan in 1928, was made in the late North Wei period. The head and the body were made separately, then joined together and trimmed. The material of these earthen female ...
15. Tri-colored civil official figure
(Matching tags: figurine,pottery)
The base of this earthen figure is white and primarily glazed in brown, green and beige. This figure wears a tall cap and holds a table before his breast.  ...
16. Fish-creature Flower Holder
(Matching tags: figurine,Ming dynasty,jades,National Palace Museum)
In general, "creating auspiciousness" was a very important design consideration in the forms and decoration of Chinese antiquities, and auspicious decoration and peoples desire for blessings ...
17. Oblation Tsun with Turquoise Inlay and Gold Filament
(Matching tags: figurine,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
Extending back to the art of inlay practiced in the Shang dynasty and flourishing in the Eastern Chou period, individual and combinations of precious metals and turquoise were used in inlays of this period. ...
18. Pi-hsieh
(Matching tags: pi-hsieh,Han dynasty,figurine,jades,National Palace Museum)
The "pi-hsieh" is a mythological creature commonly thought to be able to ward off evil forces with its magical powers. In fact, its name means "to ward off evil" in Chinese. In the ...
19. Marble standing owl (大理石梟形小立雕)
(Matching tags: figurine,marble)
This marble standing owl was excavated in the Hsi Pei Kang site. The head and ears are curved. There is a ridge stretching to the back between the two ears. The owl has round and big eyes, a crooked beak, ...
20. Earthenware in human shape (陶偶)
(Matching tags: figurine,earthenware)
The earthenware in human shape was excavated in the Shih Sang Hang site. The left ear and arm have already lost. Even the whole figure are imperfect, we can still observe that this earthenware was carefully ...
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