2020_NYR_19039_0892_000(a_lacquered_wood_figure_of_an_attendant_china_late_warring_states-earl031945)

2020_NYR_19039_0892_001(a_lacquered_wood_figure_of_an_attendant_china_late_warring_states-earl031956)

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.) highEstimate 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.

LiteratureThe Arts Club of Chicago, Chinese Art from the Collection of James W. and Marilynn Alsdorf, Chicago, 1970, no. S3.

ExhibitedChicago, 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