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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 225

    A painted pottery figure of a warrior, Tang Dynasty (618-906)

    Price Realised  

    A painted pottery figure of a warrior, Tang Dynasty (618-906)
    modelled standing on an oval platform, wearing a helmet and armoured tunic with re-enforced beast-head shoulders and scrolling breastplate, high notched boots and red pantaloons, his left hand with the palm held out in warning, the other holding the hilt of a sword, covered with the remains of yellow, black and red pigments -- 26¾in. (68cm.) high.


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