740
740

SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

A PAIR OF SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURES OF CIVIL OFFICIALS
TANG DYNASTY 
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
740

SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

A PAIR OF SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURES OF CIVIL OFFICIALS
TANG DYNASTY 
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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New York

A PAIR OF SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURES OF CIVIL OFFICIALS
TANG DYNASTY 
each modeled standing on a pierced rockwork plinth, with hands concealed within a textured muff in front of the chest, wearing high-collared, full-sleeved, belted robes ending in a slender row of pleats above the knees, the long ruffle-hemmed under-robe pooling at the base revealing the tips of shoes, the robes and base applied and splashed with green, amber and straw glazes, the unglazed head well articulated, each bearing differing expressions, one serene below a small wedge-shaped cap, the other alert with animated features beneath a taller upcurved hat (2)
Height of taller 41 1/2  in., 105.4 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Joseph Winterbotham, Jr. (1878-1954).
Gifted to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago in 1954 (acc. no. 1954.415a-b).

 

Important Chinese Art

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New York