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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 470

    A Chinese painted pottery figure of a musician

    TANG DYNASTY (618-906)

    Price Realised  

    A Chinese painted pottery figure of a musician
    Tang dynasty (618-906)
    The cream-glazed figure seated holding a lute on a square base, wearing a high pleated skirt and a short cape above the tighly fitted top, the hair tied in high chignon
    15 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Zen Gallery, Belgium, 1995