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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 408

    A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY

    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY
    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
    Well modeled standing with body swayed to the right, dressed in long robes gracefully draped over her shoulders and falling to her feet partially covering the tips of her curled shoes, her hair pulled up into a cresent-shaped coiffure above her face with pleasant expression and rosy cheeks, her head turned to the side to gaze at a small bird perched on her extended left hand, while extending her left forefinger towards the bird.
    13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm.) high, box


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    Provenance

    Acquired in 1992.