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A Marble Crouching Hare, Tang Dynasty 618-907

A Marble Crouching Hare, Tang Dynasty 618-907


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Description:

On February 3, Chinese Lunar new year-the Year of Hare will begin.
Herein an ancient marble statue is presented.
It was a piece from 6th century to 9th century.
Well carved and rendered, a crouching hare was in vivid look.
Some residues were accumulated in the crevices when the stone quality was in greasy and smooth feel on the surface.
The subject animal was well preserved but with defects on four corners on the base.

It was published in the February edition, 2011 of a famous Chinese magazine, Art and Collection.

Date: Tang Dynasty, 618-907.

9.2 x 7.1 x 4cm.

AN OLD CUSTOM-MADE SILK COLLECTION BOX IS INCLUDED.