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Polychrome Pottery Duck
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Measurements: L. 35 cm, H. 28.6cm, W. 26 cm
Period: The Warring State period (476--220 BCE)
Provenance: Unearthed at the Zhengzhou Railway Bureau, Erligang, Zhengzhou, 1954


Created by means of the piece mold technique, the body, feet, and the trapezoid-shaped tail can be dismantled. The duck, features bright colors, and lifelike modelling, with its eyes painted yellow, the beak, abdomen, and feet painted red, the feather painted black and white alternately, it is a precious archaeological reference for the study on the history of sculpture and fine arts in the Warring State period of China.