A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SOGDIAN GROOM, TANG DYNASTY
8,000 - 12,000 USD
A SMALL GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF A SOGDIAN GROOM
well cast, poised as if leading a horse by the reins, the foreign groom outfitted in the typical peaked cap, belted robe and tall boots, the body slightly bent at the waist from effort and the proper right hand raised to grasp the horse's lead, mounted on a modern stand, Japanese wood box (4)
Height 2⅝ in., 6.7 cm
There is wear and loss to the gilt. The surface with general wear and light scratches consistent with age.
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Collection of Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987).
Christie's New York, 1st December 1994, lot 56.
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