Painted pottery figure of an opulent Chinese court woman with up-swept hair and standing in a simply draped robe from the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). Her beauty is illuminated by the remaining painted imagery on her face, robe, and a gilded comb in her hair.
Height: 14″; on a contemporary Lucite stand
Oxford TL Test Certificate #C97f21
|MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES:
||Gilt, Molded red pottery, applied pigments
||Molded red pottery with applied pigments and gilding.
||Good. Very good for age. Loss of some painted color
on robe due to age with a few scratches on piece from
wear; however, otherwise in great condition. Expected repairs.
||Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
||14 in. (36 cm)
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