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Item:233475063677Description Painted Chinese pottery “stickman” figure with clear Lucite display stand. The figure is well preserved considering its age. SEE MY OTHER STICKMEN FOR SALE. They are also known as “Yangling” figures from the tomb where they were first found near Xian. They are grave goods, replacements for actual human beings once buried with the tomb inhabitant and sacrificed. It is said that Confucius helped bring an end to human sacrifice in burial tombs. It is believed that these figures were dressed in silk garments with wooden arms in various poses. Both male and female examples exist as well as fully-clothed (pottery clothing) examples. The Yangling Mausoleum of the Han Dynasty (Hanyangling) is located at Zhangjiawan Village, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Xian City, Shaanxi Province. It is a joint tomb of Liu Qi, a notable emperor of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-24AD), and his empress, Empress Wang. It was built in the year 153 AD and covers an area of 20 square kilometers (4,942 acres Many pictures and videos are presented of the tomb “Stickmen” on the mausoleum website. Comes with Lucite stand. This figure was purchased from a gallery in the US in 2005. Because of the fragility of the figure, this item will only ship to domestic customers. Condition One leg broken with repair and restoration over the break. Believe else intact. Miscellaneous areas of lost pigment as well as pigment fade and abrasion and small chips from extended burial. Approximate Dimensions Height:23”Width:3 ¾” Terms of Sale Please ask any and all questions prior to bidding. Sales are intended to be “as is” and final. Damage from shipping must be reported through EBay within 24 hours of receipt, refunds will not be authorized unless reported during the first 24 hours. Payment Seller accepts only PayPal. Immediate payment is required on all Fixed Price/Buy It Now items. On auction items, payment is due within 48 hours of auction end date. If payment is not received within 48 hours of the auction ending, the seller reserves the right to relist the item and eBay will be notified of the buyer’s breach of purchase. If you are unable to make the payment within the timeframe noted above, and if you let me know in advance, I will make every effort to accommodate you. Shipping Your item will be shipped within 48 hours of receiving a cleared payment, professionally packaged and insured requiring signature, via USPS 3-Day Priority. Shipping quoted is for the Continental U.S. (lower 48 states) only. Because of the fragility of the figure, this item will only ship to domestic customers.Material:Pottery
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Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery “Stickman” ca. B.C. 206 - A.D. 220m