• A Cabinet of Curiosities Selec auction at Christies

    Sale 2393

    A Cabinet of Curiosities Selections from the Peter Tillou Collections

    28 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 85

    A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY

    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY
    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
    Shown wearing long loose robe secured at the waist by a belt, her hands hidden in the billowing sleeves, her face with delicate features below her hair set in an asymmetrical coiffure
    25 ¼ in. (64.1 cm.) high


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    The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. C105f60 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

    Provenance

    Ellerton Jette Collection, Boston Massachusetts


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the provenance for this lot should read: Ellerton Jette Collection, Boston, Massachussetts, 1981.