London, South Kensington
18 July 2002
A TANG STYLE PAINTED POTTERY MODEL OF A COURT LADY
STANDING ON A SHAPED BASE WEARING SLIPPERS AND FLOWING ROBES DECORATED WITH FLYING BIRDS AMONGST SCATTERED FLOWERHEADS, BOTH HANDS CLASPED TOGETHER CONCEALED BENEATH THE WIDE SLEEVES, THE FULL BRIGHT PAINTED FACE FRAMED BY HER HAIR TIED IN A CHIGNON, TRACES OF RED, ORANGE, WHITE, GREEN AND BLACK PIGMENTS REMAINING -- 14IN. (35.4CMS) HIGH.
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