Images of the past

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Friday, 28 June 2013

Chinese Figurines and Statues from Eastern Zhou to the Tang Dynasties

Eastern Zhou Dynasty




Eastern Zhou Dynasty figurine of a charioteer


Warring States Period


Figurines of two female shamans performing a sacred ritual from the 
Chu culture in the Warring States period





Qin Dynasty


Tomb statue of a warrior

Statue of a military man

Two side views of a charioteer


Statue of a kneeling soldier


Han Dynasty


Women

























Men













 Two board game players from the late West Han Dynasty

Two game players from East Han Dynasty

Servants and Attendants














Painted group of  male and female court attendants








Han Dynasty Dancers

















Soldiers and Riders























Han Dynasty female figurine on horseback


East Han Dynasty Figurines















Six Dynasties Period


Three Kingdoms Period (220-280)









Jin Dynasty



 Figurines of women from the Western Jin Dynasty

Jin Dynasty figurines of a sage and actor

Jin Dynasty tomb with statues of opera figures



 Head of an actor from the Jin Dynasty 

Figure of a musician playing a waist drum, Jin Dynasty


Jin Dynasty painted pottery figurines

Eastern Jin Dynasty woman

Eastern Jin Dynasty footman

Southern and Northern Dynasties


Figurine of a woman from one of the Southern Dynasties

Northern Dynasties




























 Northern Wei Dynasty




































 Eastern Wei Dynasty











 Western Wei Dynasty






 Northern Qi Dynasty
















Northern Zhou Dynasty







Sui Dynasty


Women








Musicians and Dancers














Servants and Maids











Riders










Officials and Attendants








Warriors and Soldiers











Tang Dynasty


Women

























































































Ladies in Ceremonial Dress















Tang Dynasty "Fat Ladies"
























































































Men















Officials





























Falconers







Soldiers and Warriors












Musicians and Dancers























































A figurine of a resting dancer


A group of four actors and a dancing dwarf

Female Riders






































































Male Riders























Figurine of an opera singer on horseback

Figurine of a hunter and horse

Sancai figurine of an Archer


Servants and Attendants














2 comments:

  1. Merci pour cette très complete retrospective des différents styles d'execution !

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