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LOT 0367

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,140 - 1,590
USD ($) 1,280 - 1,790

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£900 (EUR 1,023; USD 1,153) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Chinese Tang Terracotta Earth Spirit Figurine

Tang Dynasty, 618-906 AD

A hollow-formed terracotta zhenmushou earth spirit figure crouching on a D-shaped base, with cloven hooves, wings to the shoulders, conical cap with twisted spike, grotesque facial features and gaping mouth; pink pigment remaining to surface. 5.2 kg, 69cm height (27"). Fair condition, restored. Scarce.

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Provenance
Property of an American gentleman; acquired 1970s-1990s; accompanied by original thermoluminescence test certificate no.C119a80 issued by Oxford Authentication Ltd.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 25th Feb 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 26th Feb 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

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363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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