• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 305

    A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY

    WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 8)

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY
    WESTERN HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 8)
    Modeled standing with hands clasped within the sleeves of the long, heavy, layered robes that flare out at the hem, the separately made head modeled with small features below dark parted hair, with remains of white, red, black and orange pigment
    26 in. (66 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    C.T. Loo, Inc., New York, 2 May 1950.
    The Eliza Miller and Janet de Coux Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR