Various statuettes showing African presence in Imperial Chinese Art

Description: Male figures with curly hair

Two of which are said to be located at the Seattle Art Musuem.

China (T’ANG Dynasty) 

Isolated Ronde-Bosse/Earthenware

Date 7th-10th century.

Unglazed earthenware with traces of paint.

Height: 28.9 cm. (11 3/8 in.). 

Width: 9.2 cm. (3 5/8 in.)

(Source: sites.google.com)

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