Large Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Sichuan Pottery Figure - Female Cook
This large and impressive pottery model was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and excavated from Sichuan province. It is a model of a kneeling female figure holding in one hand a knife, and in the other a fish that lays on a chopping board. It is made from a particularly red pottery that is relatively low-fired. A variety of figures of this general type, some small, some large, excavated from Sichuan province are known. Note the headgear with flower adornment and her smiling face.
This is one of the larger examples of its type with a height of 49 cm (19.25 inches).
This item is available to view at our gallery.
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