Lot 256. A Group of Three Sancai-Glazed Pottery Female Attendants, Tang Dynasty (618-906); 10½in. (26.7cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Price realised USD 4,465. © Christie's Image Limited
The slender standing figures similarly modeled wearing a long scarf draped around the shoulders and with hair coiled in a topknot on top of the head, variously glazed in amber, green, cream and ochre and with traces of pigment on the unglazed portions of the faces, one wood stand.
Property from the Schloss Collection.
Exhibited: Hempstead, Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra Museum, Appeasing the Spirits: Sui and Tang Dynasty Tomb Sculpture from the Schloss Collection, 14 February - 7 May 1993, no. 65, court lady with glaze over the left side of her face.
New Paltz, College Art Gallery, State University of New York, Appeasing the Spirits, 9 October - 14 November 1993, no. 65.
Santa Ana, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Seeking Immortality: Chinese Tomb Sculpture from the Schloss Collection, 6 October 1996 - 16 March 1997, no. 86.
Greenwich, Bruce Museum, Seeking Immortality: Early Chinese Ceramics from the Schloss Collection, 20 September 1998 - 3 January 1999, no. 86.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Paintings and Works of Art, New York, 21 September 2000