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China Important Hand Carved Stone Effigy of Attendant, Qing Dynasty

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China, a large hand carved effigy of a seated attendant, limestone, Qing dynasty 1644-1912. Dimensions: 15.5 inches tall and 7.5 inches wide and 5.5 inches deep The hand carved figure shown on its haunches with a naturalistic servitude expression and a well defined head, hair ornamentation, and hands clutching a cloth and at one time holding a staff kneeling on a thick base with an all-over weathered surface from significant age. Photographed outdoors in natural light and indoors for viewing pleasure Formerly exhibited “Asia Week” New York City, Fuller Building, Hutton Gallery 2006. Provenance: ex collection southern china History: Placing pottery and stone attendants in important tombs can be traced back at least to the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BCE), some two thousand years ago. In ancient times, stone animals and human figures placed before imperial tombs symbolized royal power and privilege in addition to decorative functions. The first Ming tomb was built in 1409, and the last one in 1644. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee.  

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 15.5 in. x Dm 4.5 in.H 39.37 cm x Dm 11.43 cm
  • Diameter
    4.5 in. (11.43 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU1289216330222
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