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Chinese Han Dynasty Mingqi Model  – Pig Farm

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

Chinese Ming Sacrificial Models – Mingqi

Chinese Ming Sacrificial Models – Mingqi

Chinese Sancai-Glazed pottery Models, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Mingqi miniatures ceramic models such as this 15 examples were made for use in the afterlife and were placed in the tombs of wealthy Chinese aristocrats to accompany them into the next world. Sancai lead glaze on low fired pottery.
Excellent condition: few wear and traces of the age. The wine vessel on the right at the first photo seems to have an old restoration.

Height: between 1,5 cm and 11 cm

Euro 1100.- (for all 15 models together)

Small chinese Song Dynasty Brush Washer

Small chinese Song Dynasty Brush Washer

Antique Chinese Ceramic Brushwasher, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)
Nice small brush washer made in great shape!
Very good condition – one chip at rim, further only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 6,5 cm
Height: ca. 3,5 cm

Euro 120.-

Chinese Ming Pottery Model – Chest

Chinese Ming Pottery Model – Chest

Rare chinese Sancai-Glazed pottery Model of a Chest, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Miniature ceramic models such as this were made for use in the afterlife and were buried in the tomb as substitutes for the real article.
Very good condition, some wear and traces of the age.

Length: ca. 12 cm
Height: ca. 10,5 cm
Deep: 8 cm