London, South Kensington
2 September 1999
A pair of Chinese buff pottery models of snails
the animals with their heads emerging from their shells and feet curled beneath them, traces of red and black pigments remaining -- 7in. (18.4cm.) long, Tang Dynasty, (some cracks and old wear).
See Colour Plate 4. (2)
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