6 March 2002
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ALBIN SALTON
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)
Christie's, New York, 16 September 1998, lot 374.
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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.
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