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Auction: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 30 November 2016
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A MAGNIFICENT SANCAI-GLAZED CAMEL AND A FOREIGN ATTENDANT

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Estimate: HK$3,800,000 - HK$5,000,000
ca. US$489,934 - US$644,650
Price realised:  HK$4,620,000
ca. US$595,656
Lot number 3305, Views: 8

A MAGNIFICENT SANCAI- GLAZED CAMEL AND A FOREIGN ATTENDANT
TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
A MAGNIFICENT SANCAI- GLAZED CAMEL AND A FOREIGN ATTENDANT TANG DYNASTY (618-907) The amber-glazed camel is naturalistically shown striding, with the mane, tail, and two humps highlighted in cream glaze. The head arches strongly upwards with the mouth agape revealing long pointed teeth and tongue. The camel’s back is laden with a bulging sack moulded on either side with a large monster mask and various provisions including a ewer and a pilgrim flask, all above fitted white saddle cloth. Camel: 34 5/8 in. (88 cm.) high; attendant: 26 in. (66 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 30 Nov 2016
Address: Christie's
Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall