Chinese Han Dynasty Mingqi Model – Pig Farm
Large chinese lead glaze pottery Model of a Farm, Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220)
Mingqi green lead glazed earthenware models such as this pig farm (Pigsty) were made for use in the afterlife and were placed in the tombs of wealthy Farmers and Land Owners to accompany them into the next world. Sancai lead glaze on low fired pottery. Eastern Han Dynasty, 1st–early 3rd century.
Excellent condition: some wear and traces of the age, hairline/crack at the roof (probably from production), chip at the rim. See photos.
Diameter: ca. 23 cm
Height: ca. 17 cm