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4 Chinese Tang-style Tomb Sculptures
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4 Chinese Tang-style Tomb Sculptures represent the type of sculptures placed in 8th century Chinese tombs of the aristocracy. 3 of the earthenware sculptures are covered with green and gold glazes while the fourth is painted. The standing figures represent a court official and a herdsman with outreached hand to hold the reins of a horse or camel. The rooster-headed officials once belonged to a set of 12 zodiac figures, also common mortuary items.

Dimensions: Herdsman: 13 3/4 "; Court Official: 9"; Zodiac sculptures: 7 1/2 "

Condition: Wear emulates age; no cracks or breaks.
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4 Chinese Tang-style Tomb Sculptures

Estimate $100 - $400
Jun 25, 2022
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Starting Price $50
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0012: 4 Chinese Tang-style Tomb Sculptures

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Est. $100 - $400Starting Price $50
The Marvin Drucker Collection
Jun 25, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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4 Chinese Tang-style Tomb Sculptures represent the type of sculptures placed in 8th century Chinese tombs of the aristocracy. 3 of the earthenware sculptures are covered with green and gold glazes while the fourth is painted. The standing figures represent a court official and a herdsman with outreached hand to hold the reins of a horse or camel. The rooster-headed officials once belonged to a set of 12 zodiac figures, also common mortuary items.

Dimensions: Herdsman: 13 3/4 "; Court Official: 9"; Zodiac sculptures: 7 1/2 "

Condition: Wear emulates age; no cracks or breaks.

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