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A PAINTED RED POTTERY FIGURE OF A FEMALE DANCER
HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220)
The well-modeled figure wears long belted robes with flaring scalloped sleeves, and is depicted in mid-step in an animated pose with her right arm raised and her left hand shown grasping a corner of her layered skirt to reveal a ruffled hem.
10 ¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high, stand
J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 1996.
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Fairfield Connecticut, Ballarmine Museum of Art, Fairfield University, Immortality of the Spirit, 12 March-7 June 2012.
The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. 866a89 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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