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  • Figure. Unknown maker, China. Dog with pricked up ears, clenched teeth, curled tail, and harness. Hollow mould made earthenware. Green lead glaze once covered the body. Fine terracotta biscuit. It is possible to observe brilliance in the interior, where the two moulds joined. Major crack runs full length of left hand flank. Glaze dissolves into silver iridescence in parts, and totally dissolved in others. Height 22.5 cm, length 26.5 cm. Han Dynasty (BC 206 - AD 220).
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