Two painted pottery models of standing officials  Tang dynasty
Lot 1035
Two painted pottery models of standing officials Tang dynasty
US$ 5,000 - 7,000
£3,000 - 4,100
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from the J. Russell Wherritt Administration Trust
Two painted pottery models of standing officials
Tang dynasty
Both tall slender figures surmounted by hair tied in an elaborate up-knot or headgear, attired in loose robes molded in suspenders and plunging necklines clasping their hands together at their midsection hidden in pendulous sleeves, the hems of their skirts ending in large upturned shoes supported by short plinths, the exterior surfaces covered in gesso and earthen adhesions with traces of later enhanced pigment and gilt to all surfaces most noticeably their intent facial expressions.
19in (48cm) high
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