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582

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A FOREIGN MERCHANT, TANG DYNASTY

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 12,000 USD

PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A FOREIGN MERCHANT, TANG DYNASTY

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A FOREIGN MERCHANT, TANG DYNASTY

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 12,000 USD

Lot sold:

10,080

USD

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A FOREIGN MERCHANT

TANG DYNASTY

唐 銅鎏金胡人立像



the figure standing with the proper right hand on the belt, the face set with arched brows, large almond eyes, and a closely cropped, finely delineated beard, outfitted in a belted robe with prominent lapels and side slits, the back of the belt with a large tab or pouch, raised on an integral rectangular base, modern stand, Japanese wood box (5)


Height 3⅓ in., 8.5 cm

In overall good condition with some malachite encrustation and expected wear to the surface and gilt, consistent with age.


整體品項良好,見青綠結晶,正常表面使用痕跡與年代相符。


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In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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我們很高興為您提供上述拍品狀況報告。由於敝公司非專業修復人員,在此敦促您徵詢其他專業修復人員,以獲得更詳盡、專業之報告。


準買家應該檢查每件拍品以確認其狀況,蘇富比所作的任何陳述均為主觀看法而非事實陳述。雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。


Collection of Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987).

Christie's New York, 1st December 1994, lot 57.


來源

亞瑟•M•賽克勒 (1913-1987) 收藏

紐約佳士得1994年12月1日,編號57

Compare a closely related gilt-bronze figure once in the Bliss Washington, Minkenhof, and Hart Collections, respectively, included in the C.T. Loo & Co., Exhibition of Chinese Arts, New York, 1941, cat. no. 192; subsequently illustrated in Hugo Munsterberg, Sculpture of the Orient, New York, 1972, pl. 91; and in the exhibition Ancient Chinese bronze vessels, gilt bronzes and sculptures; two private collections, one formerly part of the Minkenhof collection, Eskenazi, London, 1977, cat. no. 18 where the figure is described as Western Asiatic, possibly modeled after a Tocharian or Khorezmian.