Lot 1027
A Group of Six Han Dynasty Style Mingqi Tomb Figures
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Six earthenware figures with pigments and dirt to surface, similar in style to tomb figures from the Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE) when the Chinese believed the afterlife to be an extensive of life on earth and buried figures, animals, and even models of architecture to provide the deceased with continued prosperity during the afterlife.

10.5 in. (Tallest)

From the Personal Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Ilgenfritz, III

All with paint loss; female figure with chips to edges of robe; please refer to photos of condition.