Lot 1442. A painted grey pottery figure of a painted grey pottery figure, Bactrian camel, Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534); 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realised USD 7,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2011.
Well modeled standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the small head facing forward, the front of the neck scored to indicate hair markings, with pack boards applied to either side
Provenance: Christie's, New York, 4 June 1992, lot 211.
The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test no. 566z40 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II, 15 September 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza