Lot 263. Two Small Glazed Pottery Figures of Female Attendants, Sui Dynasty (589-618); 7¼ and 65/8in. (18.4 and 16.8cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 1,800. Price realised USD 1,410. © Christie's Image Limited
Each wearing a long dress gathered with a sash at the bodice and hips and worn over a long pleated skirt, one covered in a light green glaze, the other a yellowish straw glaze and both with straw-glazed face, with traces of red and black pigment.
Property from the Schloss Collection.
Exhibited: Santa Ana, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Seeking Immortality: Chinese Tomb Sculpture from the Schloss Collection, 6 October 1996 - 16 March 1997, no. 72, taller figure.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Paintings and Works of Art, New York, 21 September 2000