Lot 192 , A Chinese Sichuan pottery model of a standing dog standing, Han dynasty (206BC - 220AD), L.33cm H.32.5cm
A Chinese Sichuan pottery model of a standing dog standing, Han dynasty (206BC - 220AD), with Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence analysis report sample no. C116p93 dated 24th November 2016, L.33cm H.32.5cm
The figure is encrusted with earth with remnants of white pigment showing beneath and the grey pottery body exposed in places. There is some fine cracking to the earth around the head, snout and shoulders. There are visible small drilled holes made for the TL test which is included with the lot. There is a small indentation or chip to one leg. In good condition with no restoration detected.
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Sold for £280