736
736

SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A GUARDIAN
TANG DYNASTY 
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 USD
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736

SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A GUARDIAN
TANG DYNASTY 
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A GUARDIAN
TANG DYNASTY 
modeled standing on a crescent-shaped plinth, the figure slightly contrapposto, with one arm raised, the other lowered and with a clenched fist, the head raised in assertive attitude bearing a fierce expression beneath a helmet with upturned brim, wearing a high-collared, close-fitting armored tunic with animal-mask sleeve caps, a breastplate fastened with buckled straps, the pleated under-robe gathering at the base revealing pointed boot tips, traces of red, white and black pigment
Height 31 1/2  in., 80 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Russell M. Tyson (1867-1963).
Bequest to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, in 1964 (acc. no. 1964.901).

Important Chinese Art

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New York