A Chinese Terracotta Green Glazed Pigsty
Han dynasty, Ca. 206 BC to 220 AD. A somewhat well crafted model; a high tower with roof overhang connects to an open enclosure which holds the pig. Sty 8”H; Pig is 5-1/8” L x 2-1/8” H. Compare similar examples in: Into the Afterlife: Han and Six Dynasties Chinese Tomb Sculpture from the Schloss Collection, an exhibition at Vassar College Art Gallery.
Provenance: Ex Dr. Tatyana Former Collection, NY.
This lot will be sold not subject to a reserve. The starting price is the price at which the item can sell.
Intact with stable age cracks and earth deposits and imperfections. Very good and Overall green glazed surfaces are vibrant.