A painted pottery of an official, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

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Lot 82. A painted pottery of an official, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 1618 in. (41 cm.) highEstimate USD 1,000 - USD 2,000. Price Realised USD 2,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020

The figure is shown standing on a low base with his hands clasped in front of his chest, and wearing an official’s hat.

ProvenanceFrank Caro, New York, 29 August 1961.
Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York.
Acquired from the above in 1974.

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