A pair of figural roof tiles   Ming Dynasty (1368–1644)
Lot 22
A pair of figural roof tiles Ming Dynasty (1368–1644)
Sold for AU$ 15,000 (US$ 13,922) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of figural roof tiles
Ming Dynasty (1368–1644)
Modeled as two scholars wearing hats reflecting their office and status, dressed in long robes and standing on scrolling clouds, one holding a fan and the other beads, glazed in tones of aubergine, green and yellow.
43.5 and 44.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:

    Collection of the late David Henwood.
    Exhibited Art Gallery of New South Wales,2000-2002.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the roof tiles were purchased in Sydney in the late 1960s.
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