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Cart
Han Dynasty

A three wheeled cart cleverly made with both front and rear axle supporting a dish shaped cart, very lively heads of dragons made to appear as if directing this most unusual piece. Remains of red , pink pigment remain.
Carts of this form are often seen with horses or oxes drawing the cart, this piece is most unusual in respect of the dragons heads.

Height 16cm 6 3/8 inches
Length 22cm 8 5/8 inches

 

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