Han Gilt Bronze Lamp

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Refrain
published on 28 September 2017

A gilt bronze oil lamp in the form of a kneeling servant girl; her arm acts as the lamp's chimney. Han dynasty, late 2nd century BCE, from the tomb of Prince Liu Sheng and Princess Dou Wan at Mancheng. Height: 48 cm. (Hebei Museum, Shijiazhuang, China)

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