Red Powder Horn 12042 
Taiwan

Wood, pigment, string

19th/early 20th Century

7.5 in/19 cm

A powder horn or container for medicine, this piece displays a monumental sensibility in a small scale. The style of the masks that are on top of the column may be associated with protective demon Han Dynasty tomb sculpture dating back 2000 years.

Price on request

 

Thomas Murray
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Thomas Murray :: Powder Horn, Taiwan
Thomas Murray :: Powder Horn, Taiwan
Thomas Murray :: Powder Horn, Taiwan