Vintage Chinese Hand Carved Terracotta Head Sculpture of Tang Dynasty Court Lady | Asian Style Home Decor Made In Hong Kong
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「Features」 · Pleasing color combination of terracotta and aged bronze color · Hand carved in excellent detail · Hallow inside · Stamped Made in Hong Kong in the back
「Style Inspiration」 Simply gorgeous and so delicately and beautifully made. A beautiful large terracotta head figure, Tang dynasty style. Her hair is combed back into a high know, with a decorative accessory adorning the front. Her facial features are delicate and peaceful. The dot at the center of her forehead is often seen in Buddhist related works. It is a symbol of good fortune.
This extremely restful, calming sculpture will bring tranquility to any space. Display it on a console table, entryway, bookshelf or etagere to create your moment of zen.
「History」 The people of ancient China believed that some part of the essence and life force of a human being was contained in the hair. Much time and effort went into this to create elaborate coiffures that the woman proudly displayed when in public.
「Dimension」 15" H x 5.5" W x 8" D
「Condition」 Very good vintage condition. No chips or cracks.