Two pottery figures, Tang dynasty (618-907)

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Lot 551. Two pottery figures, Tang dynasty (618-907); Height of taller 18½ in., 47 cm. Lot sold: 2,772 USD (Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022

Property from the Albright Knox Gallery.

comprising a straw-glazed pottery figure of a standing warrior, and a painted pottery figure of a peddler from Kashgar.

ProvenanceThe soldier figure: Private Collection, until 1973. 

The peddler figure:  - Collection of Arthur B. Michael, Newton Centre, Massachusetts.

 - Bequeathed to Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York, in 1942.

Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022