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Five Pottery Figures and a Roof Tile

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Five Pottery Figures and a Roof Tile, China, a biscuit, purple, and turquoise glazed roof tile, possibly Ming dynasty, depicting Xi Wangmu riding a fenghuang, mounted on a carved wood stand; a brown and turquoise glazed standing figure of an official holding a rabbit, possibly Ming dynasty; a pair of brown and green glazed dogs, possibly Tang dynasty; a pottery figure with white and red pigments; and a green lead-glazed figure of a boar, ht. to 10 in.

Provenance: Roof tile purchased at Sotheby's New York, June 18, 1983, Lot 0403, other figures purchased from E & J Frankel, New York, and Luen Chai, Hong Kong.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

J Frankel, Luen Chai, China, Ceramic glaze, Porcelain, Pottery, Turquoise

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