• Tall Terracotta Statue of a Court Lady (Fat Lady)Tall Terracotta Statue of a Court Lady (Fat Lady)Quick View
    • Tall Terracotta Statue of a Court Lady (Fat Lady)Tall Terracotta Statue of a Court Lady (Fat Lady)Quick View
    • Tall Terracotta Statue of a Court Lady (Fat Lady)

    • $3,500.00
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    • Dimensions: 61 cm x 11,6 cm x 15 cm (HxWxD) Material: Earthenware Origin: China Age: Tang Dynasty (618 to 907) A fine hollow-formed ceramic statuette of a courtly lady, also called a 'Fat Lady'  in draped robe with unusual dressed hair, hands in her sleeves, slippers exposed from beneath the robe; subtle cream, rests of polychrome colouration. This statue comes from a German collection established in the 1970's; has been professionally restored at some point.…
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  • Tang Dynasty Pigment Decorated Groom FigureTang Dynasty Pigment Decorated Groom FigureQuick View
    • Tang Dynasty Pigment Decorated Groom FigureTang Dynasty Pigment Decorated Groom FigureQuick View
    • Tang Dynasty Pigment Decorated Groom Figure

    • $7,800.00
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    • A fine red pottery example coated with remnants of original white slip and pigments. This is a rather energetic example with the foreign Grooms left arm up, his hand clutching in a motion as though he is holding the reins tugging a horse, his very expressive face commanding the animal to follow him is a very unusual and powerful example. Most Tang pottery Grooms were foreigners, often from Central Asia, with characteristic beards, larger noses,…
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  • Tang Dynasty Recumbent Bactrian Camel Unglazed Pottery, Estate Col.Tang Dynasty Recumbent Bactrian Camel Unglazed Pottery, Estate Col.Quick View
    • Tang Dynasty Recumbent Bactrian Camel Unglazed Pottery, Estate Col.Tang Dynasty Recumbent Bactrian Camel Unglazed Pottery, Estate Col.Quick View
    • Tang Dynasty Recumbent Bactrian Camel Unglazed Pottery, Estate Col.

    • $9,500.00
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    • A very fine Tang Dynasty recumbent pottery figure of a camel and removable saddle.  This quite superb example with its elegantly sculpted body, finely detailed head and perfectly formed body is among the best of Tang examples produced during the period. The removable saddle with accoutrements is particularly well detailed also and is original to the figure. Provenance: This particularly fine example came from the estate of Chinese and Asian Art collector Christopher Weld of…
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  • Two Chinese Dehua blanc de Chine incense holders, mythical creatures, KangxiTwo Chinese Dehua blanc de Chine incense holders, mythical creatures, KangxiQuick View
    • Two Chinese Dehua blanc de Chine incense holders, mythical creatures, KangxiTwo Chinese Dehua blanc de Chine incense holders, mythical creatures, KangxiQuick View
    • Two Chinese Dehua blanc de Chine incense holders, mythical creatures, Kangxi

    • $750.00
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    • Two Chinese blanc de Chine incense holders modelled as figures of mythical creatures sitting on leaf-shaped bases, from the Dehua kilns in Fujian Province. One of the creatures is modelled facing forwards with its right foot resting on a ball and the other is shown facing forward with its left foot resting on an indistinct round object. Height of the larger figure 8.7 cm and of the smaller figure 7.6 cm. One figure with a…
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  • Two Rose Mandarin cups and saucers, eggshell porcelain, 19th centuryTwo Rose Mandarin cups and saucers, eggshell porcelain, 19th centuryQuick View