Sale 20AS01 | Lot 24

Two Similar Chinese Painted Pottery Guardian Figures

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
Two Similar Chinese Painted Pottery Guardian Figures

Lot Details

Lot 24
Two Similar Chinese Painted Pottery Guardian Figures
Tang Dynasty
Each molded in mirror image of the other, each with legs spread and firmly planted on a kidney shaped base, dressed in layered armor and fitted black painted helmet with upturned edges and topped by a finial, the deeply carved face with a moustache and painted facial wiskers, traces on black white and red pigments, surface encrustation. Heights 24 inches.

Results of Oxford Authentication Ltd, thermoluminescence test sample no. C103r97 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Surface loss and encrustation primarily on the front, more visible pigment left on the reverse. Some pigments restored. One with minor loss to tip of one had edge.

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Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

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Asian Works of Art

Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 10am EDT
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