London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE PROTOME
CIRCA 500 B.C.
With archaic smile, her hair framing her face in wavy ridges, wearing a stephane
4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) high
European private collection (lots 236-265 and 352): Münzen und Medaillen Basel AG, Kunstwerke der Antike, Auktion 56, 19 February 1980, no. 131.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru