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The story

Terracotta figures have been a prominent feature in many ancient civilizations, with examples dating back thousands of years. These figures are typically made from clay and then fired in a kiln to create a durable and long-lasting piece of art.

One of the most famous collections of terracotta figures is the Terracotta Army in China, which consists of thousands of life-sized soldiers and horses that were buried with the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. These figures were created to protect the emperor in the afterlife and are a testament to the incredible craftsmanship and artistry of the ancient Chinese civilization.

In addition to the Terracotta Army, terracotta figures have been found in various other ancient cultures, such as the Etruscans in Italy and the Moche in Peru. These figures often depict gods, warriors, animals, and everyday people, providing valuable insights into the beliefs and customs of these civilizations.

Today, terracotta figures continue to be a popular form of art and decoration, with many artists and craftsmen creating their own unique interpretations of this ancient tradition. Whether displayed in museums or used as decorative pieces in homes, terracotta figures serve as a reminder of the rich history and cultural heritage of the civilizations that created them.


Stories do not necessarily correspond to reality. They are only given to illustrate a possible context of origin.

Weight  3.35 lbs
Dimensions  3.14 x 3.14 × 5.51 in (L x W x H)
MATERIAL

Terracota

PERIOD

20 th century

CONDITION

Good condition. Wear consistent with age and use.


SKU: MS28-015
lot of terracotta figures

lot of terracotta figures

Regular price €285,95
Sale price €285,95 Regular price
Unit price