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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 7

    A Chinese painted pottery figure of a female polo player

    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Chinese painted pottery figure of a female polo player
    Tang Dynasty (618-907)
    Astride a galloping horse, extending all legs to their fullest in mid air, seated in the saddle with her legs stretched forwards, the body twisted to the left, her arms bent to swing the polo stick, dressed in an orange tunic above brown boots, her hair in a top knot, covered in white slip with orange, brown and black pigment, some restoration
    37.5 cm. long, with stand


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    The dating of this lot is consistent with the result of the Archeolabs TL thermoluminescence test no. FH-06-47-02-02-TL.

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