Sui Dynasty Straw Glazed Court Attendant

GBP 750.00

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Object Description

A fine Chinese Sui Dynasty hollow-moulded straw glazed terracotta female court attendant statuette. The slender figurine’s court clothes are delicately modelled in the terracotta and her hair is arranged in a double top knot. She is portrayed standing in the classical stance for offerants, holding an offering object with both hands, and wearing the traditional court attire, known as ruqun.

Date: Circa 581-618 AD
Period: Sui Dynasty

Object History

The C. Roger Moss OBE collection. The late C. Roger Moss OBE was a renowned art collector who, throughout the years, thanks to his determination and enthusiasm, was able to create an outstanding collection of artworks, most prominently from China and the Orient, but also from other cultures.

Object Literature

For a similar item, Sotheby’s, 24th June 2020, New York, lot 1078.

Object Condition

Extremely fine and well-preserved piece.

Object Details

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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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