A grey pottery figure of an official, Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386-534)

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Lot 76. A grey pottery figure of an official, Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386-534); 1238 in. (32 cm.) highEstimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The tall, slender figure is shown with his head turned to the right and his right hand raised in front of his chest, lacquered softwood stand.

ProvenanceSpink & Son Ltd., London, 1981.

Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection. 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020