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 1,500. Price 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.
Literature: R. 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