6 March 2002,
Price realised USD 30,550
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A Pair of Large Glazed Tileworks Processional Figures,
The man holding a black tablet or book, the woman holding a length of cloth, each standing on a bronze-style square base and wearing green, yellow and aubergine robes and a distinctive court hat
32½in. (82.5cm.) high (2)
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Compare the two similar, but smaller, processional figures excavated from Changzhi, Shanxi province, included in the traveling exhibition from China, Urban Life in the Song, Yuan, Ming, The Empress Place Museum, Singapore, 1995, pp. 38-39.
Christie's, New York, 16 September 1998, lot 374.
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