Ancient Chinese Pottery Camel, Tang Dynasty
Authentic ancient Chinese Terracotta pottery figure of the Bactrian camel, Tang Dynasty period (618-907 AD). DETAILS: Well modeled, standing with its head raised, long curving neck and twin humps.
CONDITION: the camel is in good condition considering its age except for one leg was broken and repaired, fading colour, abrasions and small chips.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 38 cm (15 in). Length: 30 cm (12 in). During the Tang Dynasty the popularity of the camel as a funerary object increased dramatically. Camels became a regular feature in the cities and towns along the Silk Road and came to symbolize wealth through the trade goods they carried on their backs. The Bactrian or two-humped camel has become associated with the tomb sculpture of the Tang Dynasty.
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