A painted pottery figure of a dancing lady, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

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Lot 967. A painted pottery figure of a dancing lady, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018

Modeled with the right arm raised and both hands concealed within long sleeves, wearing a striped robe and her hair bound in two buns, wood stand.

Provenance: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Franklin, Jr., New York, 1961.

LiteratureR. Ellsworth et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Arts of Asia and Neighboring Cultures, New York, 1993, vol III, p. 77, no. 34.

Christie's. The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller: Travel and Americana, New York, 10 May 2018