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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION
A GREEN-GLAZED RED POTTERY FIGURE OF A SEATED DOG
EASTERN HAN DYNASTY (AD 25-220)
The dog is shown seated facing forward, with mouth open, large ears pricked, long tail curled over the right rear haunch, and with a bell-hung collar and a strap around the body both looped through a ring on the back. The figure is covered overall with a dark green glaze that has degraded extensively to a milky iridescence.
13 in. (33 cm.) high
Acquired in New York, November 1993.
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