A group of 'Yue' figures, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 427. A group of 'Yue' figures, Tang dynasty (618-907). The largest: 11cm, 4 3/8 inEstimate 200 — 300 GBP. Lot Sold 875 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2008

comprising: a lion seated on a lotus base; a seated lion; a figure of Guanyin; a horse standing four-square; and a sea-horse, all covered in an olive-green glaze. Quantity: 5.

Provenance: Sidney L. Moss, London (seated lion, according to label).

ExhibitedBo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pls 24 (lion on base), 25 (seated lion), 44 (Guanyin), 43 (horse) and 45 (sea-horse).

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London