London, South Kensington
12 November 2004
A painted pottery figure of an official, Tang dynasty
the figure with austere expression, hands held before him covered by the long sleeves of his loose robe, wearing and official's cap, with red and black pigments remaining -- 17¼in. (43.9cm.) high.
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Thermoluminescence test no. C100a91 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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