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A CHINESE SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER,

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PROPERTY FROM THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER COLLECTIONS ALL OBJECTS IN THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER COLLECTIONS WERE ACQUIRED PRIOR TO 1978. ADDITIONAL PROVENANCE, EXHIBITION AND PUBLICATION INFORMATION MAY BE FOUND IN THE LOTS' CONDITION REPORT
A CHINESE SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER,

HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)

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A CHINESE SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT TIGER, HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220) 4in. (10.2cm.) long
Provenance
Acquired prior to 1978.
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Lot Essay

This soapstone figure is stylistically similar to a larger (23.5 cm.) figure, that appears to be stone, and dated Western Han, excavated from the mausoleum of the Prince of Chu, Shizishan, Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, illustrated by Gu Fang, The Complete Collection of Jades Unearthed in China, vol. 7, Beijing, 2005, p. 133.

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