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A PAIR OF MASSIVE SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY GUARDIAN FIGURES

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Schätzpreis: 150.000 $ - 250.000 $
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A PAIR OF MASSIVE SANCAI -GLAZED POTTERY GUARDIAN FIGURES TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907) Each guardian figure is modeled standing on a recumbent animal with one knee raised to rest his foot on the animal's head and right arm raised as if to hold a spear; his left hand resting on his hip. Wearing finely articulated full armor with stamped decoration including florets on the breast plate and with epaulettes at each shoulder in the form of horned mythical beast masks. Their faces left in the biscuit and exceptionally well-modeled with individualized ferocious expressions; one wearing his hair in a topknot and standing on a amber deer, the other with leather helmet and posed on a green ox. All attractively glazed in tones of amber, green and cream. 40 ½ and 38 in. (103 and 96.5 cm.) high Provenance Acquired in Hong Kong, 1999.

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: The Exceptional Sale
Auktionsdatum: 29.10.2019
Adresse: Christie's
New York