16 juin 2021

A very large pottery model of a camel and 'foreign' rider, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Lot 491. A very large pottery model of a camel and 'foreign' rider, Tang Dynasty (618-907); 85cm (33 1/2in) high. Est: £4,000 - £6,000. Sold for £ 21,500 (€ 25,049). © Bonhams The two-hump Bactrian camel modelled striding with right legs forward, neck raised and mouth gaping open to reveal tongue and teeth above the mottled hairy beard, the simple saddle modelled separately and further laden with a separate layer of travel supplies including hanging flasks and rolled blankets, the foreign rider... [Lire la suite]