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Stone Lion Weight 2nd Century BC Western Han Dynasty Unearthed at Shizishan in 1994

Stone Lion Weight<br Century BC Western Han Dynasty<br />Unearthed at Shizishan in />Length Width Height />Xuzhou Museum Jiangsu Province<br /> - Photo Courtesy of Xuzhou Museum

Song dynasty stone liom

Song dynasty stone liom

bixie

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"Octopus Lady", ca. 1925, France. Sculpted by Demeter Chiparus.

Demetre H. Chiparus sculpture__"Octopus Lady", ca. France Sculpted by Demetre Chiparus -- one of my favorite smaller sculptures of all times.

Eastern Altai, 5th - 4th c. BC, wool  The world's most ancient pile carpet was found in the largest of the Pazyryk burial mounds. Its decoration is rich and varied: the central field is occupied by 24 cross-shaped figures, each of which consists of 4 stylized lotus buds. This composition is framed by a border of griffins, followed by a border of 24 fallow deer. The widest border contains representations of work-horses and men.

Pile Carpet (fragment) Eastern Altai, Pazyryk Burial Mound 5 centuries BC Wool L 183 cm, w 200 cm The world's most ancient pile carpet was found in the largest of the Pazyryk

Ivory seated lion. Carved stand of ivory,from the Choskor Gyanntse monastery,Tibet,13th cent.  AD

Carved Ivory Snow Lion Stand (protector of Tibet) Century, Choskor Monastery, Gyantse Tibet

Covered Vessel, Bronze, China

Covered Chinese Vessel, Shang dynasty, B.

Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion, ca. 1400  German (Nuremberg)  Copper alloy  [Germany (Nuremberg)] (1994.244) | Heilbrunn   In addition to providing intriguing interpretations of animals, bestiaries offered tales about the existence of bizarre and loathsome creatures, many of which appeared in medieval art.    Source: Animals in Medieval Art | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Aquamanile in the Form of a Lion, ca. 1400 German (Nuremberg) Copper alloy 12 x 4 x 12 in. (not including spigot) x x cm) The Cloisters Collection, 1994

ladies art nouveau pocket knife

Gold & Purple Art Nouveau Pocket Knife features the face of a beautiful lady.

Shuochang Entertainer With Drum - Han Dynasty, China

Shuochang Entertainer With A Drum Eastern Han Dynasty Chengdu Sichuan Province China - century CE Gray earthenware Photographed at the Portland Art Museum in Portland,

Cool stone lion from Shaanxi,china

Cool stone lion from Shaanxi,china

Rare Large Antique Chinese Han Dynasty Crouching Lion Money Tree Stand

Rare Large Antique Chinese Han Dynasty Crouching Lion Money Tree Stand

Dead in life, alive in death, Infographic by Alberto Lucas Lopez | South China Morning Post

This is Visual Journalism [60

On March farmers drilling a well 25 kilometres from Xian unearthed fragments of pottery. They had stumbled across the Terracotta Army, thousands of sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi.

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Earthenware jar decorated with paint.     Approx. 1st century BC. Western Han Dynasty, China.

Earthenware jar decorated with paint. ~ The swirling cloud-like designs covering the vessel are thought to represent celestial mists through which the deceased would travel to join the immortals.

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