- Other titles:
- Two exorcists
- Not on display
- Further information
This dancer (pair with EC12.1962), legs and arms raised as if in time to music, vividly captures the liveliness that must have pervaded Han cities. The figure is small, hand-modelled and unpainted, but immediate in its naturalism and apparent spontaneity.
Jackie Menzies, 'Early Chinese Art', AGNSW, 1983. cat.no. I.
- Place of origin
- China: Han dynasty 206 BCE–220 CE
- 206 BCE-220 CE
- 10.5cm height
- Gift of Mr Sydney Cooper 1962
- Accession number