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A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A STANDING LADY
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION 
A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A STANDING LADY

TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)

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A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A STANDING LADY
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
The elegant figure is shown wearing a long pleated skirt with vertical stripes of amber, green, and straw separated by incised lines, which falls to the upturned tips of her shoes. A long shawl is wrapped around her back and over her arms, and her hands are concealed within the long sleeves of her blouse. A bird is perched on one hand peering up at her serene face, framed by her hair which is drawn up and divided into two soft loops.
12 in. (33 cm.) high
Provenance
L. Wannieck, Paris.
Sotheby's London, 11 December 1990, lot 189.

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