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Pottery Figure of a Foreign Groom

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Pottery Figure of a Foreign Groom, China, Tang dynasty, figure modeled standing on a square base with arms raised as if to hold reins, the face with Central Asian features, flaring nostrils, humorous eyes, and high cheekbones, mouth open showing his teeth, hair gathered into two topknots, wearing a knee-length coat painted red with numerous flower emblems, and boots, ht. 24 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

No technical examination done, retouching of the flower-emblems.


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