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Tang Dynasty Green Glaze Lokapala

Back view of a green glaze lokapala standing on a bull wearing a phoenix head-dress with fully upright wings with one arm raised to hold a spear and the other resting on hip.  Fierce frowning expression with bulging eyes, broad nose with moustache and open mouth.  Tang Dynasty (AD618-907).  H. 38.5 in (98 cm).  Oxford T.L. tested.

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