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Charm in the Form of a Mule. Northwest China, Han dynasty, 206 B.C.-A.D. 220…

Charm in the Form of a Mule Northwest China, Han dynasty, 206 B. 220 Jewelry and Adornments; pendants Cast bronze 1 x 1 x in. x x cm) Gift of Carl Holmes Chinese Art

Figure of a Dog. Eastern Han dynasty (25–220). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991 (1991.253.1) #dogs

Figure of a Dog Period: Eastern Han dynasty Culture: China Medium: Earthenware with dark green glaze Figure of a Dog. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991

Bixie (Chimera) attributed to Chu culture Western Han Dynasty 2nd - 1st century BC Hunan or Hubei Province China Cast iron with silver inlay.

Bixie (Chimera) attributed to Chu culture Western Han Dynasty - century BCE Hunan or Hubei Province China Cast iron with silver inlay

Wine container, zun, in rhinoceros shape  Found in Maoling, Xingping county, Shaanxi Province, in 1963  Western Han dynasty, 206 BCE � 23 CE  Bronze inlaid with gold and silver  height 34.1 cm, length 58 cm

Wine container, zun, in rhinoceros shape, Western Han dynasty, 206 CE

Northwest China  Finial (Dingshi) with Two Horses, Han dynasty, 206 B.C.-A.D. 220  Metalwork, Cast bronze

Northwest China Finial (Dingshi) with Two Horses, Han dynasty, 206 B.

Funerary Sculpture of a Dog  China (Sichuan), 25-220 AD  The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Funerary Sculpture of a DogChina, Sichuan Province, Eastern Han dynasty, Sculpture: Molded earthenware with modeled and carved decoration LACMA

xx..tracy porter..poetic wanderlust...- China  Kneeling Deer, Tang dynasty, 618-906  Sculpture; Metalwork; Bronze, Cast bronze with gilding

China Kneeling Deer, Tang dynasty, Cast bronze with gilding.

Bronze vessel in the form of an owl, China,  Shang-dynasty, 1200 BC-1100 BC |  Victoria & Albert Museum

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Bronze vessel in the form of an owl, China, 1200 BC. It was used for storing wine in tombs in order that the dead could continue offering sacrifices to the gods and ancestors.

Earthenware Horse with three-color (sancai) lead glazes China Tang Dynasty 1st half of 8th century CE

Earthenware Horse with three-color (sancai) lead glazes China Tang Dynasty half of century CE

Horse, China, early Western Han dynasty, 206-100B.C Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Currently not on view

theancientworld: “ Horse, China, early Western Han dynasty, B.C Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Currently not on view ”

12c German Aquamanile (ewer) in the Form of a Lion.The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

German Aquamanile (ewer) in the Form of a Lion.The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Fitting in the form of a supernatural animal  ca. 1st-2nd century Eastern Han dynasty  BronzeChina  Smithsonian Museums

Fitting in the form of a supernatural animal ca. century Eastern Han dynasty Bronze China Bixie kylin or griffin

Large terracotta Horse , Tang Dynasty (China)

The horse belongs to a group of grey pottery figures which are modeled around an iron armature and dating from the early Tang period, Century Shaanxi province

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