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Auction Closes At: 15:20:00 05/23/2017
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 391. Tang Sancai Glazed Chimera Guardian Figures (2)
Estimate: $15,000-$25,000
Current High Bid: $7,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $7,000.00

Category: Asian Art
Sub Category: China - Early Periods
Culture or Country: China.
Period: Tang Dynasty, ca. 619-906 A.D.
Size: 33-1/2 & 34H.

Description: Very large sancai glazed pottery examples depicting earth spirits or guardian figures, both seated on integral raised bases. First a winged mythical feline having a multi-horned, centrally flame crested head, fanged open mouth and hooved feet. Other has a stylized human deity head. Glazed in green, caramel and white, with red-orange and glazed painted plumes. Tips of several horns reattached, some tips restored, front shoulder wings reattached on both figures, both partially restored on the deity figure. Scattered minor chips and imperfections. A very impressive pair.
Provenance: Collection of Mary K. F. Leong, WA., 1980-1990, acquired from TK Oriental Antiques, Inc., Williamsburg, VA., 1/95.
Shipping Fee:
National: $125.00
International: $295.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Tang Sancai Glazed Chimera Guardian Figures (2)

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Quetzalcoatl $7,000.00 1 5/22/2017 11:18:42 PM

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