Lot 892. A lacquered wood figure of an attendant, Late Warring States-Early Han dynasty, 4th-2nd century BC; 14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.
The kneeling figure, wearing robes lacquered in red, black, brown and white, the right sleeve worn off the shoulder and draped across the thighs, softwood stand.
Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1970.
Literature: The Arts Club of Chicago, Chinese Art from the Collection of James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf, Chicago, 1970, no. S3.
Exhibited: Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chinese Art from the Collection of James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf, 21 September-13 November 1970.
Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part II, New York, 24 September 2020