A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty
Lot 8074
A painted pottery figure of a bull Northern Qi dynasty
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium
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A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty A painted pottery figure of a bull  Northern Qi dynasty
Lot Details
Property from the J. Russell Wherritt Administration Trust
A painted pottery figure of a bull
Northern Qi dynasty
The bovine portrayed with a jovial expression, its head held upwards with large eyes, pert ears, and smiling snout surmounted by a massive pair of ovoid horns atop the massive neck, shoulders and stomach, all supported by four muscular legs on bifurcated hooves, the exterior covered with earthen adhesions, gesso and traces of possibly enhanced pigment to the ears, nostrils, mouth and eyes.
16 1/2in (42cm) long

Footnotes

  • The age of this lot is consistent with the results of Oxford Thermoluminescence Analysis Report sample no: C104x67.
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