Offered by: Art Peritus | Selects
By Appointment New York City, NY 10021 , United States Call Seller 646.921.2393


Chinese Tang Dynasty Standing Official with TL Certificate

$ 16,500
  • Description
    Oxford TL test certification accompanies.

    Condition Information: Overall wear to finish, with scattered pigment loss, marks and scratches. Scattered soil residue throughout. 1/2-in. shallow chipped loss to raised drapery on left shoulder. 3/4-in. shallow chipped loss to right of base. Hairline crack to finish on rear base. Apparent 1-in. in-painting to bottom of front base.

    Provenance: an important Park Avenue collection

    Chinese painted pottery figure of a standing official. This tomb burial figure was made as part of a large group of objects to accompany the dead into the afterlife with all they had in life. Only the wealthiest of patrons could afford such an impressive, meticulously formed and painted piece. The detailed painting on this item is very well done and much of it is still intact.
  • More Information
    Origin: China
    Period: Pre 18th Century
    Materials: Terracotta
    Condition: Fair. See description for full condition. Oxford TL test certification accompanies.
    Creation Date: Tang Dynasty (618 to 906)
    Styles / Movements: Asian, Traditional
    Patterns: Asian/Oriental
    Dealer Reference #: 18262
    Incollect Reference #: 625646
  • Dimensions
    W. 11 in; H. 36.75 in; D. 8.75 in;
    W. 27.94 cm; H. 93.35 cm; D. 22.23 cm;
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Art Peritus | Selects is the latest venture for our 15-year-old Appraisal & Advisory firm. The clients we serve have a keen eye and discerning taste. Our exclusive access to their collections of fine and decorative arts, watches, jewelry, and collectibles, allow us to offer ‘selects’ of researched, vetted and quality pieces.

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