A Sancai-Glazed Pottery Figure of a Braying Camel, Tang Dynasty (618-906)

Lot 259. A Sancai-Glazed Pottery Figure of a Braying Camel, Tang Dynasty (618-906); 221/8in. (56.2cm.) highEstimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 7,050. © Christie's Image Limited

Standing foursquare on a rectangular base with head raised and mouth open in a bray exposing the tongue, the body glazed amber, the areas of hair in cream and the fringed oval cloth splash-glazed in green, amber and cream.

ExhibitedMonterey, Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art at La Mirada, Selected Treasures of Chinese Tomb Art from the Schloss Collection, 21 August 1994 - 19 February 1995, no. 4.
Santa Ana, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Seeking Immortality: Chinese Tomb Sculpture from the Schloss Collection, 6 October 1996 - 16 March 1997, no. 128.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Paintings and Works of Art, New York, 21 September 2000