This dancer (pair with EC11.1962), 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.
'Chinese tomb figures in the Art Gallery of New South Wales' by Edmund Capon, pg. 96-101., The Australian Antique Collector Jan 1981-Jun 1981, Jan 1981-Jun 1981, 97 (illus.). fig.no. 3
Jackie Menzies (Australia) (Author), Early Chinese Art, Sydney, 1983, not paginated. cat.no. XI See 'Further Information' for text.
Mr V V W Fretwell (Australia) (Compilator), Mr L G Harrison (Australia) (Compilator), Ivan McMeekin (Australia, b.1919, d.1993) (Compilator), J. Hepburn Myrtle (Australia, b.1911, d.1998) (Compilator), Chinese ceramics, Sydney, 1965, 18. cat.no. 8
An Englishman's Home, David Jones Ltd, 1941 -.
Early Chinese art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 26 Feb 1983–08 May 1983.