Lot 265. A Pair of Sancai-Glazed Pottery Figures of Falconers, Tang Dynasty (618-906); 13¼in. (33.7cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 21,150. © Christie's Image Limited
Each shown standing atop a shaped base with hands positioned one above the other in front of his chest, one wearing a long amber-glazed coat with splash-glazed lapels and shoes, the other a green coat with amber lapels, and both wearing an unglazed high-domed falconer's hat, traces of black, red and orange pigment.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Paintings and Works of Art, New York, 21 September 2000