942
942

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. PETER M. GREINER

A POTTERY FIGURE OF AN EARTH SPIRIT
TANG DYNASTY
Estimate
3,0005,000
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942

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. PETER M. GREINER

A POTTERY FIGURE OF AN EARTH SPIRIT
TANG DYNASTY
Estimate
3,0005,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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A POTTERY FIGURE OF AN EARTH SPIRIT
TANG DYNASTY
seated on its haunches, the leonine body with large wings at each shoulder and smaller ones at the forelegs, a spiked mane along its spine, two antlers issuing above its grimacing face, traces of red pigment
Height 13 3/4  in., 35 cm
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Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet, Los Angeles, 10th March 1977, lot 1508, (inventory no. P208).

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