940
940

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. PETER M. GREINER

A POTTERY FIGURE OF AN EARTH SPIRIT
TANG DYNASTY
Estimation
2 0003 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT
940

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. PETER M. GREINER

A POTTERY FIGURE OF AN EARTH SPIRIT
TANG DYNASTY
Estimation
2 0003 000
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A POTTERY FIGURE OF AN EARTH SPIRIT
TANG DYNASTY
with its muscular right arm aggressively raised and a ferocious grimace on its face, its leonine body with two large wings at the shoulders and an upright flame-shaped mane behind the antlers, a snake winding up its left arm, the red pottery with traces of white and black pigment
Height 17 7/8  in., 45.4 cm
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Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 18th March 1977, lot 257.

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