16 March 2017,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A RARE MINIATURE BRONZE FIGURE OF A FOREIGNER
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
The bearded figure stands on a narrow base raised on a truncated pin with body turned slightly to the left, his right hand is held in a fist and pierced and a globular object is held in the raised left hand. He wears a breech cloth and a scarf tied diagonally around his torso, and his hair is pulled up into a topknot.
2 ½ in,. (6.4 cm.) high
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