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Tang Dynasty Earth Spirit

Tang Dynasty Earth Spirit

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Tang tomb guardian “Zhen Mushou” head. This would have been part of mythical beast sitting on it’s haunches with hooves; occasionally wings and a human face and placed in a tomb to ward off evil. This piece is made from terra cotta with traces of original red and white pigment. H: 10.7cm/4.2in and W:7.3cm/2.9in.