743
743

SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A CAMEL
TANG DYNASTY 
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 USD
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743

SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A CAMEL
TANG DYNASTY 
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A LARGE PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A CAMEL
TANG DYNASTY 
modeled standing foursquare on a rectangular base with arched neck and head thrown back, mouth agape and nostrils flared, with simulated tufted hair at the head, neck and upper legs, a pair of bulging 'monster mask' saddlebags  set between twisted skeins slung between the two humps and secured on projecting packboards, the pleat-hemmed saddle cloth beneath, traces of white slip and ocher, iron red, red and black pigments
Height 30 1/4  in., 76.8 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Potter Palmer, Jr. (1875-1943).
Gifted to the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago by in 1941 (acc. no. 1941.1016).

Important Chinese Art

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New York