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    Sale 5350

    Christie's Interiors

    8 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A Matched pair of Chinese pottery camels

    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

    Price Realised  


    A Matched pair of Chinese pottery camels
    Tang dynasty (618-907)
    Both standing four-square with painted foliate saddles between the beasts two humps and with further painted embellishments
    15¾in. (40cm.) high max. (2)

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    The result of the thermoluminescence test conducted on one of these camels, Oxford C207j22, is consistent with the dating of the lot.

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