Chinese Tang Terracotta Court Lady

GBP 295.00

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Object Description

A beautifully rendered Tang Dynasty court lady attendant, depicted wearing the traditional Tang Dynasty court attire, known as ruqun. The dress features flared sleeves and a long skirt, tied high to her chest, accentuating the lady’s slender figure when presented in profile. The court attendant is shown standing, with the right arm held to the chest, whilst the left arm rests by her body. This lady is presented with her hair arranged in an elegant high bun and wearing delicate make-up. Her facial features are emphasised in red and black pigments.

Date: Circa AD 618 – 906
Period: Tang Dynasty

Object History

From the collection of a West Country gentleman, formed in 1970s.

Object Condition

Extremely fine condition, with much of the original pigments till visible to the surface.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:4.7 x H:21.6 centimeters

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Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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