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Auction: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 29 November 2017
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A VERY RARE INSCRIBED BLUE AND AMBER-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A SEATED LADY

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Estimate: HK$1,000,000 - HK$1,500,000
ca. US$128,071 - US$192,107
Price realised:  HK$1,250,000
ca. US$160,089
Lot number 2916, Views: 69

A VERY RARE INSCRIBED BLUE AND AMBER-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A SEATED LADY TANG DYNASTY (618-907) The figure is modelled seated demurely holding the trailing sash of her blue and amber-striped, high-waisted dress tied at the chest. The dress is decorated in relief with vertical rows of florets. Her face is modelled with delicate features and her hair dressed in a knotted loop above each ear. She is seated on an amber-glazed waisted seat decorated with two rows of lappets. The underside of the figure is inscribed to the base in black ink Guang jia zhi nu zi ‘, which may be translated as ‘daughter of the Guang family’. 11 3/4 in. (30 cm.) high, box

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 29 Nov 2017
Address: Christie's
Hong Kong