TANG DYNASTY RABBIT

£2,250.00

Measurements: 30 cm – height, 26.5 cm - length

 

Description: A quaint Tang Dynasty statue of a rabbit, upright with straight forelegs, head looking up and ears pricked up. The rabbit appears alert and playful, a lovely representation. The statue is covered in ochre paint with orange on the inside of the ears, black eyelashes and pupils and a pink snout. The eyes, paws and mouth are finely detailed.  For more information on the significance of rabbits in Chinese mythology and zodiac, please refer to the links below.

 

Reference: Legend of the Moon Rabbit

Chinese Zodiac – Year of the Rabbit

 

Provenance: From Cheuk collection, Hong Kong.

 

Period: Tang Dynasty (618 – 907 AD)

 

Condition: Very fine, intact. Crazing to the surface paint, firing hole on the belly of the rabbit (made in production of the statue).

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