Three painted red pottery equestrian figures, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907). Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $68,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015
One a court lady wearing a long-sleeved robe, her hair dressed in a helmet-like coif, accompanied by a male attendant holding a cloth-wrapped gift and a female attendant holding a box - 14 ¼ to 14 ½ in. (36.2 to 37 cm.) high
Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1991.
Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART IV - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: METALWORK, SCULPTURE AND EARLY CERAMICS, 20 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.