15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A painted pottery court lady, Tang Dynasty (618-906)
the elegant figure holding her right arm out in front of her and her left by her side, her hair rolled back and protruding over her forehead, wearing long robes revealing her curled up shoes, with black, brown, blue and red pigments remaining -- 15½in. (39.3cm.) high.
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The result of thermoluminescence test, Oxford, no. C199r46 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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