A RARE SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY Tang dynasty

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Lot 108
A RARE SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY
Tang dynasty

Sold for US$ 81,250 inc. premium

Asian Works of Art

30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT

New York

A RARE SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY
Tang dynasty
Modeled with an oval face with delicately painted features, a floral huadian centering the forehead, beneath a 'double-conch' coiffure, wearing a long skirt, tied above the waist, the left hand resting on one knee and holding the end of a long scarf, the right hand holding a long stemmed flower against one shoulder, seated on a rock-work stool all supported on a square plinth.
13 1/4in (33.7cm) high

Footnotes

  • 唐 三彩女坐俑

    Provenance
    Property of a New York Collector
    Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, 5 November, lot 5263
    Property from a Pacific Northwest Collector

    Note: the result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test sample sample no. C100h25 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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A RARE SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY Tang dynasty
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