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LOT 2264

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 470 - 700
USD ($) 520 - 770

Sold for: £450
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Chinese Tang Lokapala Figure

Tang Dynasty, 618-906 AD

A hollow-formed terracotta figure of Lokapala standing in tight-fitting robe and jacket with left hand on the hip and right hand extended, clenched; face with animated expression, hair drawn up into a top-knot; traces of pigment across the surface. 5.9 kg, 65cm (25 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Ex North London gentleman; formerly from the Cheuk family collection, Hong Kong, 1990s.